Johnna Frierson, Ph.D., a member of the advisory committee for the Duke University Center of Exemplary Mentoring, has been recognized as Mentor of the Month by the National Research Mentoring Network, which works to provide researchers at all career stages in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences with evidence-based mentorship and professional development programming that emphasizes the benefits and challenges of diversity, inclusivity, and culture. Frierson is director of diversity and inclusion at the Duke Pratt School of Engineering.
UCEM Hosts UNCF/Mellon Programs Director
Cynthia Spence spoke to Duke faculty in November 2018 about strategies for recruiting prospective graduate students from HBCUs.
Mentoring Matinée Explores STEM Ph.D. Advising
The Duke UCEM cosponsored an interactive-theater workshop in September 2018 that tackled common issues in the STEM Ph.D. mentor-mentee relationship.