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Robin Maxwell elected to Secretary of the Health Profession Advisors of North Carolina

At the annual meeting of the Health Profession Advisors of North Carolina this past week, Robin was elected to the position of…

Dr. Ramji Bhandari received a NIH R21 Research Grant Award

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Dr. Ramji Bhandari a R21 exploratory/developmental research grant to study germline transmission of…

Dr. Olav Rueppell wins award to screen for virus content and resistance of honey bees

The honey bee group of Dr. Olav Rueppell was awarded a grant from the non-profit organization Project ApisM to conduct research to improve…

Department of Biology hosted 13th Southern Appalachian Honeybee Research Consortium (SAHRC) student and postdoc symposium

Attended by 60 honey bee enthusiasts from nine academic institutions, this year’s interdisciplinary SAHRC symposium was held in the UNCG Alumni Center…

UNCG undergraduate research shows how early life stress affects honey bee health

This study combined behavioral observations, mortality analyses, and molecular assays to understand how early life stress affects honey bees later in life….

Alumni Stories

Alex Evans

  I graduated from UNC-Greensboro in 2006 and from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2010 with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree. Afterwards, I fulfilled…

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Graduate Program – Interested in our graduate program? Please contact our Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Paul Steimle at  Here is a list of the UNCG Graduate School 2017 Open House dates.

Pre-Professional Program – Interested in a pre-professional program? Contact Professor Robin Maxwell, Director of our Pre-med Post-Baccalaureate program, at

Science Everywhere 2017 – Come celebrate science with UNCG’s Science Everywhere program! Interested? Please see and UNCG Science Everywhere 2017!

New Core Requirements for Biology Majors – please click here for the list of new requirements for Biology majors. This list applies to ALL current Biology majors.

Beta Beta Beta Spring 2017 Inductions – Inductions into Beta Beta Beta (the Biological Honor Society) will be held on Friday, March 24, at 3:30 pm in Sullivan 101. We hope that you will come to honor and welcome these exceptional students!