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Biology Department Newsletter - Fall 2017

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

Dr. Gideon Wasserberg gets contract from NC Department of Health and Human Services to study the spread of Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease appears to be spreading south from western Virginia into the western Piedmont of North Carolina. Dr. Gideon Wasserberg’s lab has…

UNC-TV will be airing a featured story about Dr. Olav Rueppell and his bee research

This story will be shared on Facebook at 11 am; the link will be provided later. It will air on UNC-TV (PBS)…

The Box Turtle Connection has released a new book!!

Announcing The Box Turtle Connection: Building a Legacy, now available for free download at The book is a guide for anyone interested in…

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Steimle!

Dr. Steimle was selected as the recipient of the first award for Outstanding Director of Graduate Study. You can read the whole…

Happy Halloween from the Biology Department!

Thanks to everyone for a superb Halloween party today.  Our social committee outdid itself and judging by the crowds, costumes, and food,…

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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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!

UNCG Wetlands

Excavators broke ground in the Peabody Park recreation area and in the adjacent Peabody Park woodland area last week, initiating the first phase of construction of two wetlands on UNCG’s campus. Keep up with the project on the Wetlands Website!

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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

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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

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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