Live Q&A With Current Duke Students

Recorded Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:00 PM

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Duke University

Durham, NC

Ask current Duke students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more.

Duke University has shut down campus visits and tours due to the coronavirus outbreak, and many families are worried about choosing a college without being able to visit in person and get a feel for campus life. In this Q&A session, we'll ask our panel of current Duke students a series of questions about everything ranging from campus life to athletics to the classroom experience. Webinar attendees will also get to participate in the second half of the Q&A.

Q&A Participants:

Januário José Blanc Carreiro is a junior who was born in Brazil but resides in Framingham, Massachusetts. At Duke, he is pursuing a double major in Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) and Computer Science. He is a member of Mundi, an SLG, serves on the board of Duke's Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) chapter, and is a lab TA for ECE 230, a sophomore level microelectronics class. This summer, he will intern as an analyst at Goldman Sachs. In his free time, Januário enjoys cycling, running, and gardening.

Julia Dworetzky is a junior studying Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science. She is from Los Angeles, California. On Duke's campus, she participates in her sorority, Delta Gamma, Club Sailing, Challah for Hunger, Bass Connections, and is a teaching assistant for Engineering Innovation. Julia loves Duke and is excited to share her experiences!

Spencer Kaplan is a rising senior from Rye Brook, New York in the Trinity School of Arts and Sciences. He is majoring in Public Policy and Political Science with a minor in Earth and Ocean Sciences. Spencer is the Co-Chair of the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy, a research assistant for two professors, and is leading a Bass Connections research team on the risks of the Mission to Mars next year. Spencer is also a member of a selective living group called Cooper. In his free time, he watches Star Trek and writes a weekly newsletter called News of the Jews.

Taylor Huie is a rising senior from southwest Michigan in the Pratt School of Engineering. She is studying Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Chemistry and is on the pre-med track. Taylor is a Pratt Research Fellow in Mechanobiology, a BME Design Fellow, serves as a Pratt student mentor, is founding President of the Rotaract Club of Duke University, and serves as North Carolina’s District Rotary Representative. In her free time, she enjoys singing, watching Tasty videos, and spending time with friends and family.

Image courtesy of Bjoertvedt.

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Durham, NC
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