Nicholas School Executive Education program blog


First Online Drones Course About to Launch - Come back to class March 1-31, 2018 for our online course Drones for Land Trust Monitoring and Management, hosted by Duke Marine Robotics and Remote Sensing Lab and the Nicholas School Executive Education Program. Drones can be game-changing tools for conservation and environmental science, but information about how to appropriately adopt and apply these tools can […]

Executive Education

Online Writing Course Returns for 6th year - Who hasn’t experienced writer’s block at some point? Or struggled with how to construct a persuasive argument? From emails to technical writing to Twitter posts, writing skills are essential communication tools in the environmental professional’s toolbox. Dr. Nicolette Cagle, an ecologist, naturalist, and Director of Duke’s Nicholas School Communications Studio, knows the writing process inside […]

I Am Duke Environment

Nicholas School of the Environment welcomes a new Dean - On January 30, 2018, Duke University President Vincent Price and Provost Sally Kornbluth named Dr. Toddi Steelman the next Stanback Dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. Dr. Steelman will assume the role effective July 1, 2018.  A full article on the announcement is available here. Dr. Steelman notes, “Science, expertise and […]