Duke and Delta Airlines Team Up For Innovative Offsets Program, and You Can Help In a first-of-its-kind sustainability project, Duke University’s Carbon Offsets Initiative (DCOI) and Delta Air Lines recently announced the purchase of 5,000 ‘bundled’ carbon offsets. A single carbon offset is equal to one metric ton of carbon dioxide being removed from the air. ’Bundled’
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The Duke Alumni Association, in collaboration with the Office of Development and Relations at the Nicholas School, recently held three programs focused on giving the Duke community an opportunity to listen to and voice opinions on the current issues surrounding climate change. The programs, called “Climate Change: US Pulls Out, Blue Devils Dig In” in
The Office of Development and Alumni Relations (ODAR) piloted a program called “Home for the Holidays” in December, which paired current Nicholas School students with alumni who live in their hometowns over the holiday break. The program aimed to bring together students and alumni for a casual, yet informative catch-up conversation where students could share experiences and updates about the
Our Alumni Council plays an important role in the life of the Nicholas School. Council members advise school leaders on issues and opportunities that may benefit the school and work together to keep fellow alumni engaged and informed about activities and developments. The Council meets at Duke twice a year (spring and fall semester) and
The Nicholas School of the Environment Board of Visitors has welcomed five new members to their roster, including experienced professionals with a wealth of expertise from a variety of backgrounds. As new members of the Board, the group will play a vital role in supporting, advocating, and fostering the achievement of excellence in all aspects of
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Duke University today announced a $25 million gift from Jeff and Laurie Ubben. Of the total, $20 million will support WWF’s wildlife conservation programs, and $5 million will support environmental research and education at Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment.