BASURTO CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY AT DUKE
Congratulations to Xavier Basurto on his 10 years of service to Duke University. Xavier got a chance to reflect on his career milestone in a recent Duke Today article: “I came to Duke and have stayed at Duke for its support of creating a better world,” he said. “I truly believe the university is creating global citizens.” The Nicholas School and Duke Marine Lab are lucky to have Xavier aboard!
CLARK CO-HOSTS 10TH-ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP
Charlotte Clark co-hosted the 10th-annual Trillium Sustainability Workshop with N.C. Central University on May 8. Participants learned how to integrate this year's theme of justice and sustainability into teaching and curricula across diverse fields. This year, the workshop welcomed the largest cohort of Trillium Fellows to date, with more than 60 participants representing 14 institutions in attendance. Danielle Purifoy PhD'18 was the keynote, Noelle Wyman Roth MEM’12 was the Duke Trillium Coordinator and Chris Paul T’05 PhD’16, assistant professor at NCCU, was one of the co-hosts.
ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR NAMED ROLEX AWARD FINALIST
Krithi Karanth PhD’08 was named one of 10 finalists for the 2019 Rolex Award for Enterprise. The Rolex Awards were designed to support exceptional individuals who have the courage and conviction to take on major challenges that make the world a better place. Krithi, an adjunct assistant professor who also serves as chief conservation scientist at the Centre for Wildlife Studies, was selected from a pool of more than 2,300 candidates. You can read more about Krithi and vote for her on the award’s website.