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.
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You’ve probably heard or seen the term “Annual Fund” before, but do you know exactly what it is? You may associate it with solicitations for the school – after all, just last week the school was seeking donations to the Annual Fund for #GivingTuesday. But do you know how the funds are actually used?
Patrick Bean MEM’08 appreciates how well the Nicholas School prepared him for his career in energy policy. He is equally grateful for the financial aid he received to help make his Duke environmental education possible. “At Duke, I was able to learn from the best in the field and build lifelong bonds with students and
The university’s Duke Forward comprehensive fundraising campaign officially ended on June 30, 2017. The Nicholas School raised more than $114.9 million over the seven years of the campaign — more than doubling the original goal of $55 million and showing university colleagues that the strength and generosity of the Nicholas School community are unrivaled!
Duke University has received $11 million for the construction and operation of a new state-of-the-art ship that will expand teaching and research capabilities at its marine lab. The gift to the Nicholas School of the Environment comes from the Grainger Family Descendants Fund, a donor-advised fund at The Chicago Community Trust. It provides $5 million