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Department News

Taylor Crawford

Biology graduate heads to National Institutes of Health

Posted on May 11, 2020

Taylor Crawford has a lot to look forward to after she graduates this May with a BS degree in biology. […]


Environmental Health Sciences PhD and M.S. Graduates

Posted on May 4, 2020

We’ve had many successful defenses of dissertations and theses over the past few months. Check out the recent topics they […]


Graduate student wins fellowship

Posted on May 4, 2020

Ellis Torrance, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biology Environmental Health Sciences doctoral program, was awarded a Department of […]


Faculty win federally funded research grants

Posted on May 1, 2020

 In the past two years our highly competitive faculty have been awarded more than $5,000,000 in prestigious research funding from […]


Anne Hershey

Congratulations to Dr. Hershey and Austin Gray!

Posted on February 20, 2020

Julia Taylor Morton Distinguished Professor Emerita Dr. Anne E. Hershey has been awarded an NC  Sea Grant Mini-Grant for the […]


Congratulations to Dr. Louis-Marie Bobay

Posted on February 11, 2020

Dr. Bobay was awarded a grant from NIH (5 years of funding). He was the lead PI on the grant […]


A Q&A with Dr. Bruce Kirchoff

Posted on November 20, 2019

What happens when you combine a passion for plant identification, cognitive psychology, software development, and research? You get award-winning biology […]


Yener Ulus

Yener Ulus research feature

Posted on November 19, 2019

One of our PhD students, Yener Ulus, has had his work featured by the Water Resources Research Institute of the […]


Austin Gray

Austin Gray at the SETAC meeting

Posted on November 12, 2019

Austin Gray attended the 40th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting last week in Toronto. […]


Dean Kiss receives a NASA Honors Award

Posted on October 10, 2019

John Z. Kiss received a NASA Honor Award under the Group Achievement Award category.  This prestigious NASA certificate is awarded to any combination […]