Category Archives: Alumni Grow

New Holiday Program Connects Students and Alumni

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

New Nicholas School Board Members Add Diversity and Experience

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

Three California Alums Are Putting the “Grow” In Go·Grow·Give

 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

How Gaelin Rosenwaks MEM’04 Is Connecting With The Nicholas School

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