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DEL-MEM Place-based Session Highlights: Spring 2017  - Restoration Principles and Practice is a graduate course taught in the Duke Environmental Leadership Program. We spent a week on the North Shore of the island of Kaua’i, learning from local leaders and getting our hands dirty. We are drawn to this particular place because it is a showcase for thinking about restoration in innovative ways. […]
Transitioning from Student to Professional – DEL-MEM Students & Alumni - 1st Year DEL-MEM student, Lisa Remlinger, recently testified in front of the state Board of Natural Resources about net present value and discount rates. “When I realized one of my first classes with the DEL-MEM program was going to be economics, I thought “Oh, no.”  I’d been doing policy work for 5 years and the closest I’d […]
Inspiring Environmental Leadership through an ONLINE Master’s degree - Apply by January 15 for the Duke Master of Environmental Management program! The DEL-MEM is a two-year online professional graduate program specifically designed for mid-career environmental professionals who seek the benefits of an advanced degree from Duke while continuing to work. Core courses, centered on real-life case studies, provide intensive instruction in best practices in environmental management, leadership, decision analysis and communication, as […]

Executive Education

Spring into Action with Executive Education - It’s been a busy spring for Exec Ed students in our online and in-person courses. On March 22nd, participants completed the online Environmental Communications for Behavior Change course led by instructor Brian Day. A separate cohort traveled to the Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort, NC for a Remote Sensing for Tropical Conservation Summit. We also […]

I Am Duke Environment

Nina Bellucci Butler, DEL-MEM ‘07 - Nina Bellucci Butler chose the pristine beach of San Sebastian, Spain, to celebrate her 40th birthday. “If it’s in your make up, you have to look in recycling bins and observe choices around plastic when on vacation,” says Butler, who earned her DEL-MEM in 2007. She works as managing director Moore Recycling Associates Inc., where […]