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The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Spring Break; Congressional Testimony; ESPN Skit

The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Spring Break; Congressional Testimony; ESPN Skit

Juniors Emily Sobel and Danny Nolan deliver a week's worth of campus news in a minute

March 13, 2013 |
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It's Spring Break! Students are away relaxing, catching up on sleep ... and exploring the world. One group of Duke students is learning about local farms, another is touring sites of the Civil Rights Movement and still another has traveled to Peru where they will assist people with disabilities.

In research news, bullying may be even more harmful than we thought. A recent study by Duke researchers shows bullied children have an increased risk of developing anxiety disorders, depression, and suicidal thoughts as adults.

In Washington, Law School professor Neil Vidmar testified recently before a congressional subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. He spoke about the effect of litigation on America's global competitiveness.

Getting linked in. Entrepreneurial-minded alumni gathered in cities across the country recently to meet and make connections. Look for more business networking opportunities on the Duke GEN website.

Look mom, I'm famous! In time for March Madness, ESPNU came to campus to film a zombie-themed skit featuring yours truly and a group of fellow Cameron Crazies. 

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