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E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation moving to Duke
Date:11/20/2013

"Dr. Wilson grew up in the South and has a warm affection for the Duke community," said Paula Ehrlich, president and chief executive officer of the Wilson Foundation. "He received an honorary doctoral degree from Duke in 1978 and has tremendous respect for the biodiversity research leadership of his colleagues at the Nicholas School."

E.O. Wilson is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and has been awarded a U.S. National Medal of Science, the Carl Sagan Award for Public Understanding of Science, a TED Prize, and two Pulitzer Prizes for general nonfiction, among more than 100 other high honors. In addition to authoring more than 430 peer-reviewed scientific papers, he has written numerous best-selling books on science and society, including Letters to a Young Scientist, On Human Nature, and The Social Conquest of Earth. He is University Research Professor Emeritus at Harvard University.


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Duke University
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