Faculty Focus

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.

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. 

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!