Faculty and Staff

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.

Aug 10, 2020

Video: Meet the New Faculty of 2020!

The incoming class of 2024 aren't the only newbies on campus! The Department of Applied Ecology has welcomed three new assistant professors to the team. Watch the live Q&A here!

Apr 16, 2020

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.

Mar 2, 2020

Tom Kwak Elected President Of the Southern Division American Fisheries Society

Congratulations to Prof. Tom Kwak, Unit Leader of the NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, for being elected President of the Southern Division American Fisheries Society at their 2020 annual conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.  

Feb 19, 2020

Dr. Erin McKenney wins UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize

Dr. Erin McKenney wins first place UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize for faculty.

Jan 22, 2020

Dunn’s Never Home Alone Wins AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live has won the 2020 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books!