Nicholas School Blogs

A Duke Snow Day

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Duke students enjoy a rare snow day on campus and in Duke Gardens.

Reflecting on AAAS 2015

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A few weeks ago I traveled to San Jose to attend the annual AAAS meeting, one of the largest science conferences around. Here's my take on the meeting and the role science communication had to play.

High on the Hog

Recent developments in the North Carolina hog industry have opened new doors to the world marketplace for gourmet foods. Near Smithfield, NC, the Ivey brothers, using the best animal science, have significantly helped to expand NC pork exports by creating “silky pork,” that suits the tastes of Japanese customers.

Valentine’s Day Snow Geese

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A Valentine's Day adventure to the Outer Banks in search of Snow Geese.

There is a Salty Cure for Everything

“The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with […]

Hunt for the Giant River Otter


What follows is a photo-story of the hunt for the giant river otter, which proved to be slipperier than a buttered bar of soap, but as usual, the journey those furry devils set me on was a reward in itself.

Duke/Yale Environmental Career Fair 2015


Over 31 recruiters from a wide range of sectors participated in the Friday event last Friday; only this year the coordinators fully pulled out the stops to make it a success: three career treks the day before and numerous opportunities to meet with with professionals and alumni. All of these events and interactions are to not only learn about current openings, and possible career options but also to glean advice on how to start or for many of our students restart our careers.

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