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Dawson Attends Global Autism Event at UN

Last week’s World Autism Awareness Day at the United Nations opened with a keynote address by Julia Bascom, Executive Director of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network--and a person on the autism spectrum.

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3 Duke Students Receive Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

Samantha Bouchal, a Neuroscience major, and Shomik Verma, both juniors at Duke, and Pranav Warman, a sophomore, have been named 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.

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April 13: Michael Shadlen, MD, PhD, Columbia University

Dr. Michael Shadlen, Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University Medical Center, will discuss, "The Neurobiology of Decision Making: A Window on Cognition," from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 13, in LSRC-B035 (the DIBS Lecture Hall). Lunch is available; first come, first served. 

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