Admitted Student Day 2016

The 6th annual MEM/MEng Admitted Student Day was held on Friday, March 25, 2016, and we welcomed attendees from both programs! The information below is for those who missed the event.

 

Program Overview

Jenny Johnson, the programs’ Associate Director of Career Services, gave the welcome and agenda overview for the MEng Program, while Dr. La Tondra Murray, Director of Professional Masters Programs, did the same for the MEM Program.

Sample Management Class

Dr. Jeff Glass led a sample Innovation Management Class.

Career Services

The Career Team gave an overview of the support students receive in both programs.

Faculty and Staff Luncheon

Admitted students connected with program faculty and staff during lunch. Faculty gave a brief overview of courses, while staff introduced themselves and their areas of expertise.

 

Sample Workshop

Workshops allow students to cultivate practical leadership skills in a safe environment. The featured ASD Workshop, 'Raging River Challenge' (pictured left), required participants to use a creative, collaborative approach to solve a human logic puzzle. Learning outcomes centralized on the importance of communication, engagement, a tolerance for ambiguity, and the ability to embrace risk.

 

 

 

 

 

Housing Overview/Student Panel

Attendees learned more about housing options from current MEM and MEng students - see both presentations below. Attendees also received this overview of current students' housing.

 

MEng

 

 

MEM

 

 

Note that on-campus housing for graduate students is VERY limited. Most MEM and MEng students live off-campus, and the information below will help you decide on your best option.

Duke's Community Housing office has conducted surveys of students living in various complexes in the area.  The survey lists pricing, contact information, and options. Students then rank complexes based on condition, property management, noise, and safety, and each complex's crime statistics are listed as well. You can also see the student breakdown for each complex (would you rather live with a lot of undergrads, or other graduate and professional students?).  View search results for this information here, but note that the most recent survey is from 2012, so be sure to check pricing.

 

Campus Tour

Volunteers led attendees on a campus tour.

Information Packets

Attendees received a packet of information as well, including

MEM Information

MEng Information

General Information for all attendees

Special thanks to the MEM and MEng students who made this day possible! If you have any questions, please contact us!

MEM: memp@duke.edu

MEng: m-eng@duke.edu