Stories From Apr 2020
Why Do People Care For Sourdough?
The lasted Fermentology mini-seminar was hosted by author and historian Matthew Booker, who used his family's history of sourdough to speculate about why people carry sourdough cultures with them around the world and down through generations.
The 2020 Applied Ecology Minor Symposium
The applied ecology minor students presented their independent research projects this past week. View the full symposium here.
Is Six Feet Enough? Sometimes, Maybe
As part of a continuing series of conversations about COVID–19 Prof. Rob Dunn sat virtually with Prof. Linsey Marr, Prof. Matt Koci, and Prof. Jack Gilbert to chat about the six feet rule.
Seeking Wild Sourdough
Watch above for the first Fermentology mini-seminar where Lauren Nichols and Dr. Erin McKenney introduced Wild Sourdough.
Jaime Collazo Recognized With American Ornithological Society Award
Every year, the American Ornithological Society honors members for their research and volunteer work. The 2020 Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award, honoring extraordinary conservation-related scientific contributions by an individual or small team, will be presented to Prof. Jaime Collazo.
The Great Sourdough Mystery
Scientists are enlisting home bakers to solve age-old mysteries surround bread.
Kate Gorman Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Soon-to-be Department of Applied Ecology graduate student, Kate Gorman, has been awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
A High School Q&A About Covid–19
Students and teachers have as many questions about Covid-19 as anyone. Here we answer questions posed by Ms. Tara Stremic, a biology teacher at Broughton High School in Raleigh, North Carolina and her students.
Join us for a series of short talks (20 minutes on average, some shorter, some a little longer) for anyone hungry for the culture, history and science of your foods at home.