Nicholas School Blogs

Protecting Paradise

Lessons from the Hanalei Watershed Hui.


Loaded are packs, jumped on planes, crossed oceans, and here we are! Ten students have come to Kauai to explore […]

Orchids, NParks, and U.S. Embassy….Oh my!

This morning we started bright and early at 8 a.m. We headed to the botanical gardens using the MRT. Our […]

The importance of long-term research

nature, science, arizona

As February transitioned into March, I was far from home. Leaving the long leaf pines and palm trees behind in […]

Trees and Air Pollution

No doubt…trees provide a net positive benefit to the environment.

Cooperation is the name of nature’s game

For many years, ecology focused on how competition for space and resources determined communities in nature (bottom-up controls). The field […]

Girls experiment with algae in annual STEM outreach event

Each year I lead an activity at the FEMMES (Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering, & Science) Capstone event on Duke’s campus. It is imperative to show younger generations of women that they can be the scientists, inventors and engineers of the future.

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