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UNCG Research magazine feature on the wetlands

Posted on January 14, 2019

The Spring 2019 edition of UNCG Research magazine features the wetlands and some of the research taking place there. You can read…

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Fox 8 story on the Kiss Lab

Posted on December 5, 2018

This news story aired on Fox 8 on 4 December 2018–here is the clip and the article. Please check it out; great…

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Dean John Kiss interviewed for Nature

Posted on December 3, 2018

Dean Kiss was interviewed for Nature in an article about a Chinese experiment to be launched soon. You can find the article here.

Dr. Ramji Bhandari in UNCG Research magazine

Posted on November 28, 2018

Dr. Bhandari was featured in the UNCG Research magazine for his novel work with plastics and medaka fish. Read the article here.

3 Minute Thesis competition

Posted on October 29, 2018

We are excited to announce that two of our Ph.D. students, Rada Petric and Yener Ulus, have advanced to the finals of…

Campus Weekly’s story about Dr. Christine Salomon, the November 2nd guest speaker

Posted on October 19, 2018

Please check out UNCG Campus Weekly’s story about Dr. Christine Salomon, the Friday, November 2nd guest speaker, co-hosted by the Departments of…

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Dr. Kasie Raymann’s work is featured on NPR

Posted on September 28, 2018

Dr. Kasie Raymann’s research has been featured on NPR, found here at A study suggests that the active ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate,…

UNCG/NASA studies potential for a Mars garden?

Posted on September 17, 2018

Please check out this Triad Business Journal article about the potential for plant growth on Mars: with some of the Biology Department and…

Dr. Olav Rueppell awarded Hambleton Award for Outstanding Research

Posted on September 10, 2018

The Eastern Apicultural Society awarded Dr. Olav Rueppell the James I. Hambleton Memorial Award for Research Excellence in Apiculture. The award ceremony took…

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Dr. Olav Rueppell will be Florence Schaeffer Distinguished Professor of Science

Posted on September 5, 2018

The formal announcement can be found here: in Campus Weekly. His appointment begins 1 January.