Nicholas School Blogs

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

moving graph

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

bird, gold, ancient, artifact, bird

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.

North Carolina’s Serengeti

Northern Pintail and Northern Shoveler (front) Bodie Island Lighthouse

...witness one of North America’s most amazing natural phenomena in North Carolina’s “back yard,” the annual arrival of hundreds of thousands of feathered dinosaurs from the Arctic.

Perspective for Prospectives

Now that mid-terms at the Nicholas School have concluded, I will offer some thoughts on the dual-deg […]

Conflicting Interests and Opposing needs in the Arctic

Traveling to these regions has given me a greater perspective about the peoples, interests, and motivations of arctic exploration. Though, as I dig deeper into the issues that shroud my masters’ project, I become painfully aware that there will be no easy simple solution.

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