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'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. 

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How the Global Health Institute has adapted to a pandemic

In a time when global health is at the forefront of our minds, the Duke Global Health Institute has faced new challenges and seen new learning opportunities. The DGHI, established in 2006, is working hard to keep current students going, and some classes have shifted to focus on the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, the institute is looking ahead to a possible increase in applications.