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Biology Department Newsletter - Fall 2017

The summer and fall has been a whirlwind of activity in the Biology Department!

BBB Induction Ceremony

Please join us in welcoming the students who have qualified for entry into BBB (the Biological Honor Society) this spring!  Inductions will…

Dr. Wasserberg’s lab promotes peaceful Israeli-Palestinian cooperation by combating Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in the West Bank of the Palestinian Authority

As part of the USAID-funded Middle East Regional Cooperation (MERC) grant, Gideon Wasserberg plays a central role as a consultant and mentor…

Triad Tech Savvy Find Your STEM event

On Saturday, 10 February 2018, the Triad Tech Savvy Find Your STEM event was held at the Joint School of Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering….

Fantastic four present UNCG honey bee research at the American Bee Research Conference

At the 2018 American Bee Research Conference in Reno (NV),our post-docs Dr. Esmaeil Amiri and Dr. Kaira Wagoner, as well as graduate students…

Dr. Han Li is featured in a PBS documentary

One of our post-docs, Dr. Han Li, has been featured in a PBS documentary about saving the bats that was produced by…

Alumni Stories

Grace Anderson

Grace graduated from University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2013 (summa cum laude, 4.0) with a B.S. in Biology, Biotechnology concentration,…

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Spring 2018 Biology Departmental Graduation Ceremony and Reception

Graduation is just around the corner, and ßßß (the Biological Honor Society) and the Faculty and Staff of the Department are currently planning the Biology Departmental graduation ceremony.  The departmental ceremony will be held on THURSDAY, MAY 3rd, in the UNCG Auditorium, at 10:00 AM, with refreshments and social time to follow in the Sullivan 1st floor lobby.  Parking will free on campus for the day, including surface lots and parking decks.

Please click the Commencement Letter 2018 public for more information about graduation!

Peabody Park Fall 2017 Ivy Pull

The UNCG Peabody Park Preservation Committee and Office of Sustainability sponsor the Peabody Park Ivy Pulls to remove trash and continue restoring Peabody Park woods, while enjoying a couple of hours outdoors. This will be a special event because we will be celebrating the 10th anniversary by planting new native shrubs and herbs in the park to increase the species diversity. Read more!

Welcome to a new academic year!

The Biology Department would like to welcome all of you to a new academic year!

Please read the welcome message from our department head!


Spring 2017 Biology Departmental Graduation Ceremony and Reception

May 11, 2017, at 10:30 am, at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S Greene St, Greensboro, NC 27401. Parking will be in adjacent decks and lots for a fee. Reception follows immediately after ceremony.

Science Everywhere 2017

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

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New Employment Opportunities

Currently looking for Assistant Professors and Post-Doctoral Fellows. View all available positions.


For advising questions please contact your advisor. If you do not have an advisor please call our office at 336-334-5391 or email us at

For add/drop and override requests please contact the instructor of each course.

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

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.

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