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.
Dr. Erin McKenney wins UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize
Dr. Erin McKenney wins first place UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize for faculty.
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!
“Never Home Alone” and “The Last Butterflies” in Longlist for 2020 AAAS Award
Prof. Rob Dunn's Never Home Alone and adjunct Prof. Nick Haddad's "The Last Butterflies" are among the seven titles longlisted for the 2020 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Young Adult Science Books.
Derek Aday Named American Fisheries Society Fellow
AFS is the world’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources.
Dr. Wilson Laney Awarded Conservationist of the Year
Applied Ecology adjunct faculty member, Dr. Wilson Laney, has been recognized as the Conservationist of the Year by the Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards. The prestigious award is the highest natural resource honor given in the state.
Prof. Alonso Ramirez elected President of the Society of Freshwater Science
Professor Alonso Ramirez was elected President of the Society of Freshwater Research at their annual meeting at Salt Lake City. "My love of streams started in my home country, Costa Rica, where I was fascinated with dragonflies as a child. As an undergraduate student at the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, I had the opportunity to study dragonfly nymphs..."
New Applied Ecology Department Head: Derek Aday
With a deep history in both academics and administration at CALS, Derek Aday is excited to head CALS’ newest department — and looking forward to connecting even more with community partners and the public.