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
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A large portion of heat has been absorbed into the oceans and left unaccounted for decades, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. Heat that was previously believed to have escaped back into the atmosphere has remained in our oceans all along, the study says. “This means protecting ocean life may be
With the help of several Nicholas School alumni, the Society of American Foresters (SAF) student group traveled to Portland, Oregon last month to visit some of the nation’s largest forestry companies. The group, led by President Matt Brantley MF/MEM’19, extended their annual outing to the SAF conference by two days to get a first-hand look
Aside from preparing future environmental leaders, the Nicholas School has seen its fair share of relationships begin on and around it’s Durham and Beaufort campuses over the years. In fact, there’s even been a marriage proposal or two on the rooftop of Grainger Hall! That said, if you found your husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, or
Ivonne Higuero, a 1991 graduate of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, has been named secretary-general of the United Nations’ Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
The 2018 Alumni Council Fellows will facilitate this year’s Alumni-Student Mentorship Program, now in its second year, in an effort to foster new relationships and re-connect alumni with Duke and the Nicholas School. The three new Alumni Council Fellows include Emma Fulop MEM’19 (Ecosystem Science and Conservation), Jeffrey Meltzer MEM’19 (Business and Environment), and Sarah Vondracek MEM’19 (Energy