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The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Diabetes Study; Blue Devil Days; Journalism Professor

The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Diabetes Study; Blue Devil Days; Journalism Professor

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April 11, 2013 |
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The Nasher Museum of Art has a new online exhibition of African American photographs and paintings from North Carolina. The digital collection was curated by students.

In research news, a Duke Medicine study finds diabetes research is more focused on drug therapies than preventive measures, and tends to exclude children and older people. The authors recommend more attention to disease management.

The creator and editor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact, Bill Adair, has been appointed the Knight Professor of Computational Journalism at Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy.

Alumnus and U.S. Senator Mo Cowan speaks this weekend at Reunion to mark the 50th anniversary of the first black students at Duke.

Look for fresh faces! Blue Devil Days began this week for accepted students to tour the university and experience campus life.

And finally some campus snap shots. Students put on Shakespeare's King Lear; Genocide victims' names were read allowed on Holocaust Remembrance Day; and, a paint-fight celebrated the Hindu "Festival of Colors."

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