On March 23rd, Alex Lebow, Director of External Engagement at Nike, and Scott Vitters, Nike’s Senior Director of Environmental Management and Innovation, met with 14 Nicholas School students and 4 Fuqua School of Business students to answer questions about how Nike approaches sustainability and discuss their plans to reach 2020 sustainability targets. The Nicholas School’s
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Durham startup, Tyrata, secured $4.5 million based on a Duke technology license, made possible by the Nicholas School Environmental Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program.
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.
Three Nicholas School Alums, Max Leung PhD ’12, Ben Landis MEM’09, and Neil Matouka MEM’15, have joined forces to create a Duke Environment alumni group in the Sacramento, California area. The emerging group, dubbed the “Duke Environment Club of Sacramento”, aims to foster a network where alumni can stay connected, share environmental insights, and serve
Nicholas School Gorguze-Peters Professor of the Practice Jesko von Windheim directs the school’s Environmental Innovation & Entrepreneurship (EIE) Program, which teaches Duke students to develop, evaluate, refine and launch new sustainable products and services. Von Windheim is widely known in business and academic circles as an entrepreneurship guru, so when faculty and students throughout Duke
Gaelin Rosenwaks MEM’04 knew the world had many capable scientists working hard to answer the big environmental questions. What they needed, she saw, was help communicating what they are doing to a broad audience. So Gaelin founded Global Ocean Exploration, a company that brings research science into homes and classrooms through film, photography and writing. Gaelin is