Nicholas School Blogs

Pushing My Limits at Linville Gorge

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In life, it is important to be spontaneous. I am a planner by nature, but this past weekend decided […]

Something That I Believe In


We live in a world in which every decision that we make counts. We must decide what kind of a world we want to live in, and then decide what those decisions will be.

Madagascar: Prosimian Protection & Community Capacity Building with the Duke Lemur Center

Earlier this month, millennials and the Duke University community mourned the death of Jovian, the Coquerel’s sifaka lemur better known as “Zoboomafoo” from the late 1990’s PBS Kids show of the same name.

It Moves: Google Motion Charts and a New Way to Express Change through Time

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I do not usually become excited about graphs. I’m normally the student in class who glazes ove […]

A Short Tale of Two Conferences

Conferences are a smorgasbord of opportunities all squeezed into a few whirlwind days.  By the end o […]

Searching for Birds at Duke’s Nasher Museum of Art

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I have an interesting strategy I employ  when visiting art museums. As I am walking from room to roo […]

Vietnam & The USA: The Continuing War

During the Vietnam War, American forces sprayed more than 11 million gallons of Agent Orange, an herbicide, over Vietnam as part of an attritional warfare strategy to destroy the forest cover of the Viet Cong and to destroy their food supply.

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