Nic School Video Yearbook
In this video retrospective dedicated to the Class of 2020, members of the Nicholas School community reflect on their favorite memories and share heartfelt messages of gratitude and encouragement with our undergraduate, professional and doctoral graduates.
Watch Recordings of Virtual Live Events
Friday, May 8
|2:00 – 3:30 PM, EDT||
|4:00 – 4:30 PM, EDT||
Duke Environmental Leadership (DEL-MEM) Celebration
|8:00 – 9:00 PM, EDT||
International Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) Program Celebration
Saturday, May 9
|9:00 – 9:15 AM, EDT||
Dean Toddi Steelman Community Welcome
|9:20 – 10:00 AM, EDT||
Business and Environment
|10:05 – 10:45 AM, EDT||
Ecosystem Science & Conservation
|10:50 – 11:30 AM, EDT||
Energy and Environment
|11:35 AM – 12:35 PM, EDT||
Duke Marine Lab Reception & Celebration
|12:40 – 1:20 PM, EDT||
Environmental Economics & Policy
|1:25 – 2:25 PM, EDT||
|2:30 – 2:45 PM, EDT||
Nicholas School Community Celebration
Find Your Name in the Digital Program
Download the PDF program for NSOE Marking the Moment to view a list of all undergraduate, professional master's and doctoral students receiving degrees this year.
Choose a Duke Zoom Background
Missing our beautiful campus? Download a photo from the gallery to use as your background on Zoom during the live events.
The password for live events was issued by email to graduating students in the most recent messages from Toddi Steelman.
If you have questions for the Nicholas School Marking the Moment Support Team, please email email@example.com.
Congrats, Class of 2020!
Here at the Nicholas School, nothing could keep us from coming together as a community to recognize our graduates’ achievements. We hope you enjoy this virtual space we've created for our graduates, their families and friends to celebrate this milestone and share favorite memories.
Messages for Graduates
To commemorate this one-of-a-kind occasion, faculty, staff, students and alumni from across the Nicholas School and Duke Marine Lab communities submitted personal messages to graduating students.
Nicholas School Award Announcements
2020 Outstanding Undergraduate Awards
The Nicholas School of the Environment and the Duke University Marine Lab recognized outstanding graduating seniors Margaret Overton, Jennifer Marsh, D’amy Steward and Alexandra DiGiacomo with special awards.
Virlis Fischer Award for Academic Achievement
This year’s Fischer Award recipients are Cameron Adams, Beverly deSouza, Sena McCrory and Michelle Weaver. All four of the students are graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
Dean's Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Manuscript
Congratulations to doctoral students Hillary Smith, Matthew Ruis and Zhen Wang and their PhD advisors for demonstrating excellence in graduate student research.
Opening Sunday, May 10
In addition to celebration activities organized by the Nicholas School, Duke University will host Marking the Moment: Duke Class of 2020, an interactive digital experience opening May 10, 2020.