December 2016


We Celebrate Your Impact

As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Nicholas School this year, we especially celebrate the essential role that you, our donors, have played – and continue to play – in the success of this school. Click here to learn more >>

Upcoming Events
Marine Planning Advancement Training
January 9-10, 2017
Beaufort, NC
Environmental Communication for Behavior Change
February 6, 2017
Coast-to-Coast 25th Anniversary Celebration
March 14, 2017
San Francisco, CA
3rd Annual Alumni Reunion Weekend
April 7-9, 2017
Durham, NC
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Nicholas is Going Coast-to-Coast to Celebrate Our 25th
nicholas-school-25th-anniversary-74-of-97On October 6th, more than 150 alumni and friends joined us at the Newseum in Washington, DC for the first of our coast-to-coast 25th anniversary celebrations. Click here to learn more >>
Nicholas School Launches Campaign to Increase Financial Aid
aidAt our 25th Anniversary Gala, we announced the Nicholas School’s new Financial Aid Initiative: an ambitious yet critical push to raise at least $25 million in support for scholarships and fellowships. Click here to learn more >>
Marine Lab’s Drone Center Receives Major Grants
drones_0The Marine Robotics and Remote Sensing Laboratory at the Duke University Marine Lab – commonly called the Drone Center – has received two grants totaling over a half-million dollars. Click here to learn more >>
Grant Funds Study of Mangrove Loss and Conservation in Asia
bali_barat_mangrovesInterim Dean Jeff Vincent and his Nicholas School co-investigators have scored a major grant from NASA to monitor mangrove loss in South Asia and identify effective mitigation and protection strategies to help reverse the decline. Click here to learn more >>