Admitted Students Virtual Open House

Check out the 2017 Admitted Students Virtual Open House below!

Information about the 2018 activities for admitted students will be made available in spring 2018. For now, feel free to view the Virtual Open House presented in spring 2017.

Our Goal: To help you learn as much as possible about the Master of Environmental Management (MEM) and the Master of Forestry (MF) professional graduate degree programs and life at the Nicholas School!

Welcome, Admitted Students! 

Financial Aid Office Hours

Questions about your Financial Aid options and/or package? Schedule a time to Skype one-on-one with Cynthia Peters, Assistant Dean. Times are available on Tuesday, April 4 & Wednesday, April 5Sign-up for an appointment here. All times are Eastern Time Zone. Financial Aid Skype ID is NSOE Financial Aid. 

You can also ask your questions, or listen in to other’s, during an informal Financial Aid Q&A via WebEx on Friday, April 7 between 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET. Please note, this is not a private session, so questions discussed during this time should be general. 

Prerequisite Office Hours

Questions about program area prerequisites or coursesSchedule a time to Skype one-on-one with Erika Lovelace, NSOE Registrar & Associate Dir. of Student Administration. Times are available on Tuesday, April 4 & Wednesday, April 5. Sign-up for an appointment hereAll times are Eastern Time Zone. Courses/Prereqs Skype ID is NSOE Prerequisites. 

You can also ask your questions, or listen in to other’s, during an informal Prerequisites & Courses Q&A via WebEx on Friday, April 7 between 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET. This is an informal opportunity for you to jump on/off to ask questions, listen to responses, etc. Password: welcome and meeting number 733 098 459.

Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) Office Hours

Did you miss one of our earlier CPDC virtual information sessions this spring? If so, view the recording here.

The Nicholas School is fortunate to have our own dedicated career development team. Bring your career readiness questions to the CPDC open office hours on Thursday, April 6. “Stop by” anytime online via WebEx between 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET. Password: welcome. 

International Student Office Hours

Are you an international student joining us in the fall? If so, join us on Friday, April 7 anytime between 9:00-10:00 AM ET via WebEx to ask current international students about life in Durham, what it’s like to be at the Nic School, etc. This is an opportunity for you to pop in and out of WebEx to ask our students questions – very informal office hours! Password: welcome.

What is a Master’s Project?

An overview of the MP, and the wide variety of topics and subject areas that are covered in master’s projects across the school (individual vs group projects, client-based projects). Check out this video of Dr. Tim Johnson’s ASVW conversation on the value of the MP.

Academic Program Area Overviews & Virtual Office Hours

During ASVW, admitted students had the opportunity to participate in program area information sessions. Missed ASVW or wished you could have heard other program area sessions? Click below to view a selection of each of the concentration overviews, as well as specific program requirements, AND an opportunity to connect via WebEx during the specified virtual office hours (note, each program area has a unique WebEx meeting URL and time. Password: welcome).

  Coastal Environmental Management Energy & Environment Environmental Economics & Policy  Business & Environment Ecosystem Science & Conservation
Virtual Office Hours (via WebEx)  Fri., April 7, 10:30-11:20 AM ET Thur., April 6

 1:30-2:30 PM ET

Thur., April 6

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Fri., April 7, 9:30-10:30 AM ET Thur., April 6,  12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
ASVW Program Overview Recording Watch on YouTube Watch on YouTube Watch on YouTube Watch on YouTube Watch on YouTube /  (joint MF session)
Program Chair Dr. Pat Halpin &  Dr. Grant Murray Dr. Tim Johnson Dr. Lori Bennear  Dr. Deborah Gallagher Dr. Jennifer Swenson
Program Worksheet & Description CEM Worksheet, Program Description EE Worksheet, Program Description EEP Worksheet, Program Description B&E Worksheet, Program Description ESC Worksheet, Program Description



  Ecotoxicology & Env Health Global Environmental Change Water Resources Management Master of Forestry
Virtual Office Hours (via WebEx) Fri., April 7, 12:30-1:30 PM ET  Thur., April 6, 12:00-1:oo PM ET  Fri., April 7, 3:30-4:30 PM ET Thur., April 6

2:30 – 3:30 PM ET

ASVW Program Overview Recording Watch on YouTube Watch on YouTube Watch on YouTube Watch on YouTube / (joint ESC session)
Program Chair Dr. Heather Stapleton Dr. Brad Murray Dr. Martin Doyle Dr. Jeff Vincent
Program Worksheet & Description EEH Worksheet, Program Description GEC Worksheet, Program Description WRM Worksheet, Program Description MF Worksheet, Program Description


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