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2017 College of Arts and Sciences end of year celebration

Posted on May 5, 2017

The College of Arts and Sciences held its annual end of year celebration on 4 May 2017. The Biology Department was well…


2017 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Reception

Posted on April 19, 2017

Some of our esteemed Biology faculty were honored at the 2017 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Activity reception on April 4,…


2017 Carolyn & Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo

Posted on April 18, 2017

Award winners for the 2017 Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo: In the category of Mathematics, Life and Physical Sciences: 2nd Place: Cory Henderson…


A new NSF grant for Dr. Martin Tsz-Ki Tsui and Dr. Parke Rublee!

Posted on April 7, 2017

Congratulations goes out to Dr. Martin Tsz-Ki Tsui and Dr. Parke Rublee for their new NSF award entitled “RAPID: Flooding-mediated alteration of microbial…


Ho Young Lee wins the Health Sciences Award at the 2017 UNCG Graduate Expo

Posted on April 7, 2017

Congratulations to Ho Young Lee, his co-authors, and mentor Dr. Zhenquan Jia, on this award. Ho Young Lee (Biology) Halley Shah, Hong…


Aaron Wagoner won second place at the North Carolina Academy of Sciences meeting for his poster on the wetlands biodiversity monitoring

Posted on April 4, 2017

At NCAS, he presented the preliminary data that he collected on bats, frogs, and mammals, prior to the wetlands installation on the…


Sarah Schimpp, the 2016 Bryden Award recipient, presents her master’s thesis research at the North Carolina Academy of Sciences meeting.

Posted on April 4, 2017

Previous studies have shown that nightly bat activity differs among bat species. Sarah’s thesis focuses on determining this interspecific variation at sites…


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

Posted on March 21, 2017

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

Posted on March 6, 2017

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

Posted on February 27, 2017

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