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The Nicholas School Student Services team cordially welcomes you to the Nicholas School of the Environment and Duke University communities.The Student Services team is co-located on the Durham and Duke Marine Lab Beaufort campuses.  We will work with you throughout your academic career on matters related to career and professional development, course registration, graduation requirements, executive education opportunities and much more!

We are Here for YOU!

  • Director:  Sherri Nevius, Associate Dean


  • Team:  Cynthia Peters, Assistant Dean; Erika Lovelace, Registrar and Associate Director; Allison Besch, Interim Director Career and Professional Development; Nikki Smith, Assistant Director; Mel Adragna, Program Coordinator; Beth Hwang, Career Specialist, Laura Lipps, Program Coordinator; Ben Spain, Assistant Director; Park Watson, Assistant Director and CEM Lead; Brandon Toney, Assistant Director; Karen Kirchof, Special Projects Coordinator; Tom Brooks, Staff Assistant; Julie Moushon, Staff Assistant; Katie Wood, Assistant Director Undergrad and Marine Lab Programs, Duke Marine Lab; Gwendy Womble, Program Coordinator, Duke Marine Lab; Ericka Emiliani, Program Assistant, and Amy Kirkland, Undergraduate Program Coordinator




Nicholas School Student Services offices

Levine Science Research Center (LSRC)/Suite A101 Levine Science Research Center/308 Research Drive/Box 90330/Durham, NC 27708

Career and Professional Development Center

  • 919-613-8102

Duke University Marine Lab

135 Duke Marine Lab Rd.