Honors and Awards
Elsa Awarded New Grant To Conserve Rare Butterflies
Congratulations to Elsa and her team for being awarded funding to conserve the Crystal skipper butterfly.
Buckel, Cope, and Kwak Named American Fisheries Society Fellows
Three of the 11 new Fellows selected from the worldwide society are housed in Applied Ecology.
Researchers Capture the Beauty of Our Weird, Wonderful World
Winners of the 2022 Envisioning Research contest, which included faculty, staff and students from CALS, help us understand, and appreciate, our world.
Greg Cope Named American Fisheries Society Fellow
Greg has been an AFS member since 1985 and has served in several roles during his tenure. Congratulations, Greg!
Michelle Jewell Elected President of SCONC
Michelle Jewell, our resident science communicator, has been promoted to lead the Science Communicators of North Carolina.
Harkema Scholarships for Off Campus Experiences Now Accepting Applications
Applications for the Harkema Fund Scholarships for Off Campus Experiences are due April 6th
Khara Greiger to Co-Lead USDA/NIFA Grant on Genetic Engineering and Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture
Congratulations to Khara and collaborators for their grant on, “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Evaluate Societal Implications and Foster Sustainability of Genetic Engineering and Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture.”
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!
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.
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.