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Climate change-induced coastal erosion causes NC houses to collapse, poses additional threats

Rising erosion rates present a serious problem for North Carolina. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s Climate Resilience Toolkit suggests an average coastline recession rate of 25 feet per year on some barrier islands in the Southeast. With nearly 30% of the U.S. population living in coastline counties as of 2017, even losses of just one to two feet can be devastating.

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2023-24 Chron15: Pioneers

The pioneers of this year’s Chron15 list trekked through uncharted territories, revolutionizing academic programs, facilitating safe community building and blazing literal and metaphorical trails across our campus.

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2023-24 Chron15: Leaders

The leaders featured on this year’s Chron15 list are coaches, student leaders and faculty who used their power for good as they shaped the University’s future, encouraged student success and worked tirelessly to improve the Duke experience.

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2023-24 Chron15: Icons

Duke’s icons are the people everyone knows for their kindness, passion, talent or intellect. The icons on this year’s Chron15 list are beloved by the University community for spreading joy, knowledge and Blue Devil pride.