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May 17, 2022 | Duke Today

Duke Engineering's Lenz on Why an NFT Makes for a More Secure Diploma

Featuring Lenz

Students in Jimmie Lenz's Duke engineering courses on the Coursera online learning platform receive copies of their certificates as a Non-Fungible Tokens – or NFTs.

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March 25, 2022 | DAREC

Crypto Dynamics During Market Downturns: Another DotCom Boom-Bust Cycle?

By Lenz, Rasiel, Brini

The article compares the present cryptocurrency phenomenon to the dotcom bubble of the late 1990s, and suggests that apparent parallels between the two may be exaggerated.

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February 4, 2022 | DAREC

Bitcoin ETFs: Measuring the Performance of This New Market Niche

By Lenz, Brini

The first in a series of DAREC articles on Bitcoin ETFs, analyzing the problem of measuring performance of this new class of financial product and giving exposure to the world's most famous and capitalized cryptocurrency.

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February 1, 2022 | E-Crypto News

Duke FinTech Master's Director Jimmie Lenz Talks About Duke’s NFT Program

Featuring Lenz

After completion of a series of Duke courses on blockchain fundamentals offered on Coursera, students receive digital certificates in NFTs.

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January 13, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

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

Featuring Lenz

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