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Academic Advising

Frequently Asked Questions How do I get an EOS academic adviser? Upon declaration of your EOS major (usually your second semester Sophomore year) you are automatically assigned an EOS academic adviser. I am not an EOS major but would like to speak with an EOS Adviser, what do I do? Contact Alexander Glass to setup …

Independent Study

Did you come across a particular topic in one of your EOS courses that really caught your interest?  Then consider doing an independent study to learn more about it while working one-on-one with an EOS faculty member. How do I know which professors are offering an Independent Study? All EOS faculty members (e.g. professors, lecturers, and research …

Research Independent Study

Are you ready to make an original contribution to the field of earth and ocean sciences?  One of the best ways to learn what it is like to be an earth scientist, is to participate in a Research Independent Study under the guidance of a faculty member, usually as part of their research groups. How …

Graduation with Distinction

What is Graduation with Distinction (GWD)? Duke University offers two types of Graduations with Distinction, one within one’s major and one without.  For the difference see the Trinity Colleges of Arts and Sciences website on Graduation with Distinction.  Also “Latin Honors” (e.g. summa cum laude, magna cum laude, and cum laude) are separate from distinction. …

Study at Duke Marine Lab

Spending a semester or summer session at the Duke Marine Lab is sure to be a highlight of your Duke experience. We STRONGLY encourage EOS majors take advantage of this opportunity, EVEN if your primary interest is not in coastal, ocean, or marine sciences. For any and all inquiries about enrolling, courses offered, life, etc. …

Study Abroad

EOS 288A. Biogeography in an Australian Context. NS, STS Distribution of plants and animals in space and time as determined by the interaction of geophysics, geology, climate, and evolutionary history. Special emphasis on the unique terrestrial and marine faunas and floras of the Australian continent and on the impact of humans on the distri-bution of …

Field Camp

If you are interested in taking your Earth and Ocean Science Degree to pursue a career in the geological sciences, you might want to consider attending a GEOLOGY FIELD CAMP in the summer of your Junior or Senior year at Duke. INFORMATION COMING SOON

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