Office of the Dean

Briefing: Scholarly Writing Retreat, International Work & Health Insurance

March 31, 2017

Two items to bring to your attention:

SCHOLARLY WRITING RETREAT

June 5-8 from 9:00-4:00. King's Daughters Inn. Durham, NC

Want to jump start your summer writing? Interested in learning how to be a more productive and engaged writer this summer? Would you benefit from writing and learning alongside others who also are committed to making progress on a scholarly writing project? Each day of this four-day scholarly writing retreat includes both hands-on workshops and time to write independently in a comfortable, relaxed space. Learn practical skills about productive writing habits, make progress on a writing project, and participate in a writing community.

Participants should plan to work on one specific project during the week. Cost: $200. Applications and more information available here.

Questions? Contact Faculty Write Director Jennifer Ahern-Dodson, jahern@duke.edu

INTERNATIONAL FACULTY ASSIGNMENTS & HEALTH INSURANCE

Duke now offers a host of support services for faculty who are working internationally.  If any faculty within your respective units will be assigned to a international location longer than six months, please have them contact Jane Walbrun in Benefits, to insure they are appropriately enrolled in health coverage. Jane can be reached at jane.walbrun@duke.edu.