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Mark Anthony Neal, James B. Duke distinguished professor of African and African American studies and a participant in Tuesday's media videoconference, speaks at a 2015 event
NEWS  |  UNIVERSITY

Professors discuss George Floyd's death, how to advocate for change

Young people can help change a system that perpetuates racial inequality by donating or protesting—and heading to the polls. That was just one of the messages given by a panel of four Duke faculty in a Tuesday media conference, as protests over police brutality and the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after a police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes, continued across the country. 


NEWS  |  HEALTH SCIENCE

'More complex' than rocket science: How the Wetland Center is tackling ecosystem restoration

Under the leadership of Curtis Richardson, director of the DUWC and professor of resource ecology at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke’s prowess in the field of wetland conservation and rehabilitation has grown. Now, the center plans to partner with Duke’s Marine Lab and Brian Silliman, the Rachel Carson professor of marine conservation biology at the Nicholas School.