ES major Sara Cawley ’11 wins Fulbright


Congratulations to Sara Cawley for winning a prestigious Fulbright award.  During her Fulbright, Sara will study at the University of Copenhagen’s Danish Centre for Forest, Landscape and Planning. Her focus will be on the role of collaboration in the formation of the Danish National Park System. See information about Sara and other recent grant recipients here:


ES News and Pizza Report

Hi everyone,

Please join us for our annual ES News and Pizza Report– a fun lunchtime gathering for current and prospective Environmental Studies Majors and Minors!  It will be on Thursday, October 13th from 11:30 – 12:30. FREE PIZZA!!  Details below…

We want all of YOU to be part of the slide show. If you have a picture from studying abroad, an internship, or other research experience over the summer, please send a picture to me ASAP (by Sept. 30th).

Looking forward to catching up with all of you!



WHO: EVERYONE interested in the ES Major or Minor

                (current and prospective majors/minors)

WHEN: Thursday, October 13th

                11:30 – 12:30pm

WHERE: Science Center, Room 151

WHY: I know what you did last summer!!

                *ES Majors and minors share their research and

                learning experiences from the summer and study


                * Questions about the ES Major or Minor?

                                                Please join us!

                                ****FREE PIZZA****

Sarah Principato, Associate Professor

Chair of Environmental Studies

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA 17325


Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University Fall Open Houses and Fairs

Hi, ES students –

            Interested in grad school one day?  Check out the message below.

            Good luck! – John

John A. Commito


Environmental Studies Department

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA 17325 USA


Phone:    717-337-6030

Fax:        717-337-8550




From: Joseph Scarfo []
Sent: Monday, August 29, 2011 4:55 PM
Subject: Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University Fall Open Houses and Fairs


The Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University will be conducting several Open Houses across the US as well as attending and making ourselves available at Graduate Fairs for your students.

We would like to ask if you would please pass along the following information to your students so that they may join us at one of these events.  A more comprehensive schedule of other cities and events can be found at

We value and thank you for your support and help in making your students aware of their options and our program a success.


Prospective Students Open Houses and Fairs

Join us for a series of Open Houses and Grad Fairs across the U.S. to learn about our…

Degree programs

Admissions process

Scholarship opportunities

Financial aid

Career and Internship Opportunities

    We’re coming to a city near you!

Open Houses

San Francisco, CA, September 22nd

New York, NY, October 19th

Chicago. October 26th

Space is limited. Register today @

For more information contact the Office of Academic and Enrollment Services at 919-613-8070 (phone) or (email).

We hope to see you there!

*****Also look for us at fairs this fall in the following cities*****

New York, DC, Boston, Ann
Arbor, Minneapolis, Chicago, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, Chapel Hill


Joseph Scarfo

Associate Director

Academic and Enrollment Services

Nicholas School of the Environment

Duke University


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Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.

~Henry David Thoreau, "Chesuncook," The Maine Woods, 1848

"Biodiversity is our most precious heritage common to all living beings on the planet, what we need above all to secure."