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Kasie Raymonn

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…

Olav Rueppell

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.

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!…


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…