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Fox 8 news story featuring Dr. Olav Rueppell and his research group

Posted on April 16, 2019

The Fox 8 news story can be found here. Great work!


Spring 2019 Graduation is coming soon!

Posted on April 15, 2019

The Biology Department’s Spring 2019 Commencement will be on May 10, 2019, at 5 pm in the UNCG Auditorium. If you are…


Alyssa Young was selected as a Greensboro Graduate Scholar through the University Graduate School

Posted on April 8, 2019

Alyssa Young was selected as a Greensboro Graduate Scholar through the University Graduate School. Her advisor is Dr. Sally Koerner.


Kristina Morales is the recipient of the UNCG Inclusiveness Fellowship Award for 2019-2020

Posted on April 8, 2019

Kristina Morales is the recipient of the UNCG Inclusiveness Fellowship Award for 2019-2020. The campus-wide selection process seeks to award graduate students…


Austin Gray receives a Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences award at the 2019 Graduate Research Expo

Posted on April 8, 2019

A Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences award went to Austin Gray at UNCG’s 7th annual Graduate Research Expo for his project entitled Antibiotics…


Alma Chanelo is awarded the Health Sciences Award at the 2019 Graduate Research Expo

Posted on April 8, 2019

Biology’s Alma Rosa Chanelo presented her research at UNCG’s 7th annual Graduate Research and Creativity Expo and was awarded the Health Sciences Award…


Nima Hajhashemi awarded the CANCAS Deriuex Award (2nd place) at the 2019 Meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Science

Posted on March 25, 2019

Nima Hajhashemi, an undergraduate student in Dr. Gideon Wasserberg’s lab, was awarded the second place CANCAS Deriuex Award at the 2019 Meeting of the…


2019 UNCG Science Everywhere

Posted on March 19, 2019

Save the date: 13 April 2019: UNCG Science Everywhere! For more information: http://scienceeverywhere.wp.uncg.edu/


Bruce Kirchoff

Dr. Bruce Kirchoff was quoted in the Washington Post

Posted on March 15, 2019

Our own Dr. Kirchoff was quoted  in the Washington Post! Please read more here about the science behind the children’s song “On Top…


Dean John Kiss was selected to give the Kaplan Lecture at the annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America

Posted on March 8, 2019

Dr. John Kiss was selected to give the Kaplan Lecture at the annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America. This is one…