Photo Credit: Duke River Center Sep 29, 2015
New $2 Million NSF Grant Will Support Research on Stream Biomes

DURHAM, N.C. – A trio of Duke University professors have been awarded a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation ...

Sep 22, 2015
Alum Ben Landis to Lead Science Communication Workshops Sept. 30-Oct. 2

By Kati Moore (MEM ’16)

DURHAM, N.C. – The Nicholas School will host its first Alumnus-in-Residence program on Sept. 30 to...

Staff during summer lab crawl in the LSRC. (Photo Credit: Nich School) Sep 21, 2015
Annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Lunch and Years of Service Awards Ceremony Slated for Sept. 25

DURHAM N.C. – Dean Alan Townsend will recognize 31 faculty and staff members for their years of service to Duke University and...

Photo Credit: Giant panda; Binbin Li, Duke Univ. Sep 16, 2015
China's Protection of Giant Pandas Good for Other Species

Note to Editors: Binbin Li is available for comment in English or Chinese at (734) 546 7537 or taotiebin@126....

Sep 15, 2015
How Much Water Does U.S. Fracking Really Use?

Note to editors: Avner Vengosh can be reached for additional comment at (919) 681-8050 or

Sep 14, 2015
Protected Areas Save Mangroves, Reduce Carbon Emissions

DURHAM, N.C. -- Protected areas not only keep significant swaths of Indonesia’s shrinking mangrove habitats intact, but also prevent emissions of...