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The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Lemur Love; Drone Expert; Urban Bush Women

The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Lemur Love; Drone Expert; Urban Bush Women

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February 5, 2014 |
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Is there a Valentine's Day in the animal world? A Duke study finds the strength of a lemur couple's bond corresponds to the similarity of the pair's body odor. Whoever smells together, stays together?

Missy Cummings is not your typical professor. The mechanical engineering professor recently spoke about her journey from Navy pilot to drone expert. She also has testified before Congress and been interviewed on The Colbert Report.

The Urban Bush Women, a popular modern dance group, will be at Duke February 7 and 8, as part of a conference on "Dancing the African Diaspora: Theories of Black Performance."

Duke's first social entrepreneur in residence is Maya Ajmera, who founded the non-profit Global Fund for Children while she was a student at Duke. She returns to campus to engage with students and faculty through Duke's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative.

Finally, Not everybody is a Seattle Seahawks fan, but we can all cheer for alumnus Cooper Helfet, a tight end for the Super Bowl champs, who graduated from Duke in 2012.

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