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Congratulations to Dr. Olav Rueppell!

Posted on December 20, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Olav Rueppell for his award from the DOD DA Army Research Office for his project “Studies of the Plasticity…

Congratulations to Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell!

Posted on December 20, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell for her award from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission for her project “Acoustic Monitoring of Bats…

Happy holidays from the Biology Department!

Posted on December 15, 2017

Happy holidays from the Biology Department!

Some holiday reading…

Posted on December 13, 2017

A highlight of UNCG books that includes one from our own Ann Somers: An article in the Chronicle for Higher Education from…

Sally Koerner

Dr. Sally Koerner was awarded a grant from the USDA

Posted on December 13, 2017

From the USDA, Sally was awarded a grant entitled: “Global patterns of grazer effects on plant biodiversity: the role of functional traits…

Our very own are featured in the News and Record!

Posted on December 13, 2017

Please congratulate Malcolm Schug, Lynn Sametz, and Parke Rublee for their opinion piece in the News and Record on the wetlands. You…


Posted on December 13, 2017

We had commencement and hooding ceremonies last week.  Please congratulate our 3rd and 4th graduates of our Environmental Health Science PhD program, Dr….

Dr. Gideon Wasserberg gets contract from NC Department of Health and Human Services to study the spread of Lyme Disease

Posted on November 20, 2017

Lyme Disease appears to be spreading south from western Virginia into the western Piedmont of North Carolina. Dr. Gideon Wasserberg’s lab has…

UNC-TV will be airing a featured story about Dr. Olav Rueppell and his bee research

Posted on November 13, 2017

This story will be shared on Facebook at 11 am; the link will be provided later. It will air on UNC-TV (PBS)…

The Box Turtle Connection has released a new book!!

Posted on November 3, 2017

Announcing The Box Turtle Connection: Building a Legacy, now available for free download at The book is a guide for anyone interested in…