Faculty and Staff

Aug 5, 2021

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!

Jul 9, 2021

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.

Jul 7, 2021

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.

Jun 23, 2021

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.

Jun 9, 2021

Erin McKenney Recognized With National Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

Congratulations to Erin McKenney who has been selected for the National New Outstanding Advisor Award by NACADA

Apr 12, 2021

Parasites are Going Extinct. Here’s Why We Need to Save Them.

National Geographic covers Dr. Skylar Hopkins et al.'s work on the global parasite conservation plan.

Mar 19, 2021

Magic at 64.4 Degrees: Science, Serendipity, and Farmed Striped Bass

“Our new method simplifies the whole spawning process,” Reading says. “Now, you don’t need two species on site. You also don’t need the hormones, which are expensive, require a prescription from a veterinarian, and are much more technically difficult to work with. Compare all that to just putting fish in a tank now and letting nature go to work.

Mar 3, 2021

The Libraries’ Open Pedagogy Incubator: Sharing Information, Lowering Barriers, and Engaging More Learners

Erin McKenney tell us what she learned from participating in the Libraries' first Open Pedagogy Incubator.

Nov 30, 2020

Basic Bear Bowels Beget Barren Gut Biomes

Scientists have discovered that being a carnivore doesn't require as many guts as previously thought. 

Oct 2, 2020

Tips for Giving a Great Online Presentation

Investing time practicing the new art form of delivering a great online presentation is more important than ever, and this means rethinking how we use online conferencing software and taking advantage of new tools to engage our audiences.