The policies and guidelines listed below are intended for graduate students in the MEM, MF and DEL-MEM master's degree programs at the Nicholas School of the Environment. To browse this information by topic, visit the Master's Advising Guide.
For School policies intended for faculty and staff, please visit the Nicholas Intranet.
- Owner:Career & Professional Development CenterThe Nicholas School is pleased to be able to provide limited financial support (seed funding) to help our MEM, MF, and DEL-MEM students support their international summer internship or research projects.
- Owner:Student ServicesThe final report on the masters project must show professional competence through organization, quality of analysis and ability to communicate findings.
- Owner:Student ServicesOverview During a Nicholas School of the Environment's Master’s Project Symposium all presenters are students in the Master of Environmental Management (MEM) and/or Master of Forestry (MF) or the Duke Environmental Leadership (DEL) professional degree programs at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University. Presentations are a culmination of theoretical and analytical training acquired by the students and applied to natural resource or environmental problems during their two years of study. The final master’s project is the capstone piece for MEM and MF students. The master’s
- Owner:Student ServicesThe Nicholas School will compile all 10-line abstracts into one document, and make available during the spring MP Symposium.
- Owner:ITTechnical setup details and presentation creation tips for your MP symposium presentation.
- Owner:Student ServicesView an example of an executive summary from a Nicholas Institute report.
- Owner:Student ServicesIf you will be gathering information from people or using existing data about people to complete your Master’s Project (MP) you may be conducting research with human subjects.
- Owner:Student ServicesHere are some library resources that may assist you in preparing your Master's Project.
- Owner:Student ServicesIn order to assist the presenters in keeping their presentations on time, and facilitate the schedule, the MP Symposium utilizes 72 volunteer slots. Any first or second year student can serve as a moderator. CEM students coming from Beaufort are also encouraged to volunteer.
- Owner:Student ServicesThe English for International Students Program would like to encourage international students, post-docs, faculty and visiting scholars to attend an English Oral Skills Coaching session.