Faculty and Staff

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!

Oct 28, 2019

“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. 

Oct 14, 2019

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.

Jul 22, 2019

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.

May 29, 2019

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..."

Oct 16, 2017

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.