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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…

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Steimle!

Posted on November 2, 2017

Dr. Steimle was selected as the recipient of the first award for Outstanding Director of Graduate Study. You can read the whole…

Happy Halloween from the Biology Department!

Posted on October 31, 2017

Thanks to everyone for a superb Halloween party today.  Our social committee outdid itself and judging by the crowds, costumes, and food,…

John Z. Kiss

Congratulations to Dean Kiss on his recent honor!

Posted on October 31, 2017

Congratulations to Dean Kiss, who was just awarded the Founders Award from the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research!  This is…

Austin Gray, Valerie Fricault, and Chelsea Smith are competing in the 3 Minute Thesis finals on 9 November!

Posted on October 31, 2017

The finals of the 3 Minute Thesis competition will be held on Thursday, 9 November, from 2:30 pm–4:30 pm in the Virginia…

Dr. Jia has been featured on the UNCG Research homepage

Posted on October 24, 2017

You can find the full article here on the UNCG research spotlight.

Campus Weekly article: UNCG chosen for NSF-supported undergraduate research project

Posted on August 30, 2017

UNCG was one of twelve institutions chosen to participate in the National Science Foundation-supported Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) Transformations Project. Read more…