Honors and Awards

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 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 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.