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Sally Koerner

Dr. Sally Koerner’s work is featured in Inside Science

Posted on August 17, 2018

There is a new article about Dr. Sally Koerner’s work in South Africa. Great highlight found here in Inside Science.


Congratulations to STAMPS

Posted on August 15, 2018

Congratulations to the members of Biology involved with STAMPS–based on the success of STAMPS, UNCG won a 2018 Inspring Programs in STEM Award!…


NAV1GATE at UNCG

Posted on August 13, 2018

NAV1GATE at UNCG is way to enhance the first experiences of students in their first semester at UNCG. NAV1GATE allows the incoming…


Anne Hershey

Dr. Anne Hershey has been awarded a grant from North Carolina Sea Grant

Posted on August 9, 2018

Dr. Anne Hershey has been awarded a grant from NC Sea Grant for a proposal titled “In-stream Uptake and Retention of the…


Please give a hearty welcome to Dr. Ayalew Osena

Posted on August 8, 2018

Please welcome Dr. Ayalew Osena to the Biology Department. He was officially welcomed by Dean John Kiss and Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell during…


Austin Gray

Austin Gray has been featured in Coastwatch

Posted on July 31, 2018

One of our doctoral students, Austin Gray, has been featured in the NC Sea Grant’s Coastwatch magazine. That article can be found here…


Robin Maxwell was elected to be a Member-At-Large of the Executive Council of the Southern Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

Posted on July 6, 2018

Robin Maxwell was elected as a Member-at-Large of the Executive Council of the SAAHP (Southern Association of Advisors for the Health Professions) for…


Robert Cannon

Dr. Cannon was recognized for his long term commitment to the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

Posted on July 6, 2018

Dr. Cannon received the Carol Baffi-Dugan Award for Service at the five day annual meeting of the National Association of Advisors for…


Olav Rueppell

Dr. Olav Rueppell featured in Popular Science magazine

Posted on June 5, 2018

This incredible story about Dr. Rueppell’s research can be found here in Popular Science! Titled: Four intense ways insects sacrifice themselves for the…


Graduate Education Day

Posted on May 31, 2018

Yener Ulus, a Ph.D. student, represented the Biology Department and UNCG at Graduate Education Day in Raleigh on 30 May 2018. Dr….