Category Archives: Stories of Impact

Purchase a Nicholas School Sweater and Support the Environmental Internship Fund!

Hello Nicholas Alumni! Gennelle Wilson, MEM’20, here, writing on behalf of the Environmental Internship Fund (EIF). The first year MEMs are in the throes of searching for an internship that both excites our passions and compensates us fairly. The stress of the search — along with midterms, assistantships, interviews, and the beginning of the Master

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 that may not have been

Cross-disciplinary Duke Partnerships: Helping Duke Nursing Bring a Product to Market

Nicholas School Gorguze-Peters Professor of the Practice Jesko von Windheim directs the school’s Environmental Innovation & Entrepreneurship (EIE) Program, which teaches Duke students to develop, evaluate, refine and launch new sustainable products and services. Von Windheim is widely known in business and academic circles as an entrepreneurship guru, so when faculty and students throughout Duke

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