Building experience and a professional network through an internship can make or break students’ ability to land the job they want after graduation.Read more
Master’s Projects are a fundamental component of professional students’ education at the Nicholas School.
MPs give Master of Environmental Management and Master of Forestry candidates a practical way to showcase what they’ve learned through the program.
THE DEAN’S AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING RESEARCH PAPER FOR 2017 | SARA LABOSKEY AWARD | VIRLIS L. FISCHER AWARD |
THOMAS V. LASKA MEMORIAL AWARD
During her time at the Nicholas School, Eleanor Johnstone MEM’17 has studied public transportation and urban energy efficiency in two of the largest cities in the American West. She arrived at this juncture by way of the Maldives, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal.Read more
Funded through five endowments, the program enables the school to award up to 15 Nicholas Scholarships each year to incoming Master of Environmental Management (MEM) or Master of Forestry (MF) students from diverse backgrounds and experiences who demonstrate exceptional leadership potential and academic excellence.Read more
ALEX KLONICK, a second-year Master of Environmental Management student at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, has been selected to take part in the OneEnergy Scholars Program, a prestigious nationwide program designed to help graduate students with a demonstrated interest in renewable energy establish careers in the field.Read more
In addition to her Environmental Sciences major and Economics minor, she has completed an internship with the East Coast Greenway Alliance (ECGA) addressing sustainable transportation, and started her own small startup business providing local produce to Durham residents.Read more
The hardy, maintenance-free plants that dominated the original beds in 2014 had become a weedy, overgrown jungle until the student group, GROW (Green Roof and Orchard Workforce), began transforming the space. Today the rooftop is an organized garden: students, faculty and staff can be seen working the soil and picking tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce and basil, while bees and a hummingbird move among the bee balm and sunflowers.Read more
Donovan Loh is making the most of his time at Duke. The rising senior from Singapore has studied abroad in Costa Rica, conducted research at the Duke Marine Lab, and taken travel courses to Mexico and the Florida Keys.Read more