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Master's Project: incorporating equity into n.c. regulation
As part of their Master's Project, Emma DeAngeli and Iqra Ahmed worked with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Water Resources Division to find ways to make N.C. DEQ’s Regulatory Impact Analyses more equitable, and to better incorporate community input and engagement into the rule-making process.
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Master's Project: Adding Pollinator Habitat to Solar Farms
From Minnesota to Maryland, solar developers and farmers are seeing the agricultural and financial benefits of developing solar farms that use pollinator-friendly vegetation. Olivia Eskew (MEM’18) focused on creating a guide to assist the solar industry with developing these habits.
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Master's Project: Helping Kids With Asthma Breathe Easier
Gina Daniel’s Master’s Project studied the effects of a high-efficiency indoor air filtration on peak expiratory flow (PEF) with asthmatic children in Shanghai.
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Master's Project: San Francisco 2030 District
Eleanor collected and analyzed data on urban energy use for the San Francisco 2030 District. Her findings could help the district reach its 50% reduction goal. They also helped her land a post-graduation job as a program manager for the district.
See More Master's Projects
You can browse and search for past Nicholas School Master's Projects by author, date and subject in Duke Libraries' DukeSpace, an open access repository for scholarly publications, theses and dissertations.
For Current Students
MP Process, Timeline & Resources
Current Master of Environmental Management (MEM), Master of Forestry (MF), and Duke Environmental Leadership Master of Environmental Management (DEL-MEM) students should consult the Master's Projects Handbook website for complete Master’s Project (MP) guidelines and resources.
Unearth the Possibilities
The Master of Environmental Management (MEM) is a flexible two-year professional master's degree for students who want to make an impact in meaningful careers at the intersection of policy, science and community.