January 2017

January 2017 Alumni E-Newsletter


Save the Date: Nicholas School Reunion Weekend 2017
Friday, April 7th & Saturday, April 8th
Duke Environment Hall, Durham

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for the 2017 Nicholas School Reunion Weekend, held during Duke’s university-wide Reunion Weekend. It’s a terrific time to stroll around Duke’s ever-changing campus, reconnect with former classmates, fellow alumni, professors and staff, and reminisce about your days at the Nic School. Click here to learn more.

Nicholas is going coast-to-coast to celebrate our 25th!

On March 14th, we’ll be taking the party west to San Francisco. If you’re on (or anywhere near) the West Coast, we hope you’ll join us at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park for a wonderful evening of celebration. Click here to learn more.


Jeff Vincent Announced as Interim Dean

In November, after Dean Townsend officially resigned from Duke to return with his family to Colorado, Duke President Brodhead and Provost Sally Kornbluth announced that Jeff Vincent has agreed to lead the school until a dean search is completed in late 2017. Click here to learn more.


Alum’s work featured in Wall Street Journal

In its December 4th edition, the Wall Street Journal ran a story about the work that Maggie Clary Monast MEM’11 is doing as manager of sustainable sourcing at the Environmental Defense Fund to help Smithfield Foods, one of the nation’s largest pork producers, cut its carbon emissions. Click here to learn more.


We Want You…to serve on the Nicholas School Alumni Council!

Ever considered strengthening your connection with the Nicholas School? Now is a great time to serve on the Alumni Council. We strive to have representation from all our program areas, concentrations, and degrees earned, professions, geographical locations, interests and perspectives. Click here to learn more.