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Family surprises environmentalist Mary Mapes with fellowship fund in her honor

When Mary Mapes visited Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment on Friday, May 3, she thought she would be listening to her husband, Tim, participate in a panel discussion. Instead, she was greeted on the Grainger Hall rooftop with champagne and hugs from her family. Mary, an avid environmentalist who […]

Students and Alumni Connect at GreenBiz19

GreenBiz is the premier annual event for sustainable business leaders, and every year, students and professionals come from all over the world to hear about the latest solutions and strategies for corporate environmental sustainability practices. This year, graduate students from the Nicholas School of the Environment attended GreenBiz19 in Phoenix […]

A student interviews for an internship

More than 300 Students Interview for Stanback Internship Program

Each year, hundreds of students interview for internships with non-profit environmental organizations as part of the Stanback Internship Program. The program, which has been made possible through the generous support of Fred and Alice Stanback for more than 20 years, provides funding so that students can pursue career development opportunities […]

Alumni Enjoy Appreciation Breakfast with Dean Steelman, Learn about Go Grow Give Opportunities

Many Nicholas School alums are working at Duke University, and conversely, a number of Duke alums now work at the Nicholas School. The Office of Development and Alumni Relations wanted to recognize the commitment that these alums have made to Duke and hosted a special appreciation breakfast for them with […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]