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  • 'Fracking' Explained

    Biology professor and geochemist Robert Jackson in Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment performed one of the first peer-reviewed studies on the environmental consequences of hydrofracking. In a live "Office Hours" webcast September 15, 2011, he answers questions about his study. Learn more a...

    Tags: Duke Channel, Fracking

    December 18, 2013

  • Education, Investing and Philanthropy

    A "Duke Idea" conversation October 6, 2011, in Washington, D.C., between President Richard H. Brodhead and David Rubenstein T'70, Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms.

    Tags: Duke Channel, Education, Investing and Philanthropy

    December 18, 2013

  • Using Social Science to Improve the World

    A "Duke Idea" conversation in Los Angeles, Calif., between President Richard H. Brodhead and Dan Ariely Ph.D.'98, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics. Learn more at http://www.thedukeidea.com.

    Tags: Duke Channel, Social Science

    December 18, 2013

  • The Value of Big-Time College Sports

    Charles Clotfelter, a professor at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, takes viewer questions about the role of athletics at American universities, during a live "Office Hours" webcast interview, November 10, 2011. Learn more at http://www.dukeofficehours.com.

    Tags: Duke Channel, Sports

    December 18, 2013

  • Higher Ed: Who Can Afford It and Who Benefits From It?

    This year's Duke Magazine Forum features Andrew Rosen '82, chairman and CEO of Kaplan Inc. and author of "change.edu: Rebooting for the New Talent Economy," in conversation with Laurie Patton, dean of Arts and Sciences and professor of religion at Duke, and George Leef J.D. '77, director of resea...

    Tags: Duke Channel, Higher Education

    December 18, 2013

  • Lessons for Entrepreneurs from Alumni Jesse Lipson and Brooks Bell

    Jesse Lipson '00 and Brooks Bell '02 are two Duke alumni who have been successful entrepreneurs. Lipson's company, ShareFile, was recently aquired by Citrix. Bell's company, Brooks Bell Interactive, was named Triangle Business Journal's 2012 "best place to work" for small businesses. They are als...

    Tags: Duke Channel, Entrepreneurship

    December 18, 2013