What Are Those Bug Tents Along the Greenway?
Have you noticed these tents along the greenway this summer? They're applied ecology in action with Sarah Parsons and Elsa Youngsteadt!
Climate Change-Induced Droughts Alter Animal-Driven Nutrient Cycles in Alpine Ponds
A new study by Jared and Brad as found that animal-driven nutrient flows critical to the functioning of pond ecosystems are under increasing threat from climate change.
Elsa’s Work Wins People’s Choice Award in Environmental Entomology
Congratulations to Elsa Youngsteadt et al. for having their work selected as the People's Choice Award in Environmental Entomology!
Providing a Space for Self-Reflection
Erin McKenney talks about mindfulness, self-care, and resiliency steps we can take this fall semester in this guest post on the Faculty Forum.
$4 million used to rehouse endangered mussels in path of I-540 extension project
This conservation effort lead by Greg Cope et al. will help preserve mussel diversity – and keep our waters clean.
Greg Cope Recognized With Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society’s Meritorious Service Award
Congratulations to Greg Cope for being recognized with the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society's Meritorious Service Award.
Derek Aday chosen to lead W&M’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Our fearless department head, Derek Aday, is heading to William & Mary this fall as the Dean of the School of Marine Science and director of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
North Carolina Agromedicine Institute Recognized with National Designation
The institute’s efforts to provide health care and safety training to farmers, foresters, fishermen, and their families were recognized at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ Commission on Economic and Community Engagement.
The Evolution of Good Taste
Differences between the elemental composition of foods and the elemental needs of animals can explain the development of pleasing tastes like salty, umami and sweet. Learn more about this Applied Ecology research!
Linnea Andersen Inducted as a 2021 AIARD Future Leader Fellow
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Linnea Andersen for being selected as a 2021 Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) Future Fellow!