Ann Thurston

29 posts

Spring at Nic School: A time of celebration

A series of events from April 14 to 16, 2016 demonstrated the tremendous strength of the Nicholas School community and the commitment of our alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to continue to work together to effect positive impacts on the health and well-being of our planet and its inhabitants. […]

Help Us Reach our Annual Fund Goal by June 30th

Christopher Paul ’05 is a Duke PhD candidate in Environmental Policy through a cross-disciplinary program between the Nicholas School and the Sanford School of Public Policy. He has been chronicling his experience at Duke this year through Instagram #mydukeyear and recently shared with us how important the Nicholas School Annual […]

Drone-Enabled Marine Research Takes Off

Dave Johnston, assistant professor of the practice in marine conservation ecology, is leading a new research and training facility for the use of unmanned aircraft systems – commonly referred to as drones – in marine science and conservation. The Marine Conservation Ecology Unmanned Systems Facility, located at the Duke Marine […]

Nicholas School turns 25! #NicAt25

2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the School of the Environment, and we hope you will join us to celebrate! Check out the “Nic at 25” section of our website for details about upcoming events, photos and stories from the past quarter century, and much more. We will also share […]

Bay Area NSOE Alumni Happy Hour

Calling all NSOE San Francisco and Bay Area Alums! Please join Jessica Lam MEM ’13 (your new coordinator for the San Francisco and Bay Area Alumni Network) for an opportunity to connect with fellow area alumni. Thursday, January 14th 5:30-7:30pm Schroeder’s Cafe 240 Front Street San Francisco, CA 94111 If you have any questions or […]

NSOE Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 Doors open at 6:00pm Durham Arts Council – PSI Theater 120 Morris Street Durham, NC 27701   On January 28th, the Nicholas School and Durham community will come together for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. This award-winning conservation, social activism and adventure centric festival will […]

NAEM’s EHS Management Forum is Coming to Charlotte

The Nicolas School has recently partnered with NAEM, the Premier Association for EHS Management, to bring alumni an exclusive discount to attend the upcoming EHS Management Forum  on October 14-16 at the Westin Charlotte. NAEM’s EHS Management Forum is the largest annual gathering for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability […]