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April 25, 2022 | MEDx News

MD + Master of Engineering: Bridging the Gap at Duke

Med students gained technical and problem-solving skills in Duke's innovative Doctor of Medicine-Master of Engineering dual-degree program

April 06, 2022 | Fortune

FinTech Seminar Speakers in the News: The Silicon Valley titan who got banks to go online is now running a crypto mortgage unicorn

Mike Cagney, co-founder of Figure Technologies, is a regular guest speaker in the FinTech Seminar Course

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March 25, 2022 | Duke Digital Asset Research & Engineering Collaborative

Is Today's Cryptocurrency Just Like the Dotcom Bubble of the late '90s?

New DAREC article looks at bitcoin ETFs and how the performance of this new market niche is measured

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March 24, 2022 | Duke Law

Duke Engineering Participates in New Executive Education Program on Cybersecurity

The Duke Cybersecurity Leadership Program is aimed at helping public and private sector leaders address the latest digital threats to their organizations.

March 10, 2022

FinTech Trading Competition Rankings Continue to Shuffle as Participants Navigate Political Risk

This week saw a major reshuffling of the rankings following the Russia/Ukraine conflict...

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February 22, 2022

Webinar with Duke FinTech's Jimmie Lenz: What is an NFT?

Watch Jimmie Lenz discuss the many different applications of NFTs

February 21, 2022

Early Standings in FinTech Trading Competition: Slow and Steady Strategies and an Upset

Early standings in the FinTech Trading Competition saw the emergence of two frontrunners running similar strategies, followed by a surprising upset.

January 27, 2022

Duke FinTech Intercollegiate Trading Competition Kicks Off for Spring 2022

The annual trading competition sponsored by Duke’s Master of Engineering in FinTech program kicked off this month, supported by some extraordinary companies.

January 24, 2022 | E-Crypto News

E-Crypto News Interviews Duke University Fintech Director Jimmie Lenz about NFTs

After completion of a series of courses on blockchain fundamentals offered on Coursera, students receive digital certificates in NFTs. We reached out to Jimmie Lenz, who is the Director of Fin Tech Learning Programs at Duke. Here is what he had to say.

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January 13, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Duke Engineering’s FinTech Program Sends Certificates to Coursera Students as NFTs

Those who completed a sequence of courses on blockchain received certificates of completion in an appropriate form—as unique digital tokens

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