Impact

May 10, 2024

Three Faculty Promoted to Associate Professor, Extension Professor

Heartfelt congratulations were extended early Tuesday morning, April 30 to Applied Ecology faculty Jie Cao, Catherine LePrevost, and Elsa Youngsteadt as their promotions were announced to the department. Cao and Youngsteadt are being promoted to associate professor with tenure. LePrevost […]

Sep 28, 2023

Agriculture Workers Digital Equity Initiative Receives NIH Funding

Catherine and collaborators aim to increase agricultural workers’ access to digital health services and emergency communication by improving access to affordable, reliable high-speed internet.

Sep 25, 2023

Sea Salt is Lethal to Early Life Stages of Three Freshwater Mussel Species

This new study details how salt water intrusion is a threat to the future of freshwater mussels.

Aug 23, 2023

Mature Female American Eels Located In Caribbean

American eel lifecycles are famously mysterious, but a new study locates and important source of large female eels.

Aug 8, 2023

NC State Will Lead New Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Consortium

The department of Applied Ecology will continue to host the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center at NC State under a new cooperative agreement with USGS.

Aug 3, 2023

American Eel 101 with Ambar Torres Molinari

Recent AEC graduate, Ambar Torres Molinari, talks about the mysterious and slimy American eel in this interview with science communication intern, TeCora Galloway.

Jul 18, 2023

Ghost Forest Education Focal Point of Public Science Project

An interdisciplinary team is aiming to make ghost forests an opportunity for communities to engage with change.

Jun 28, 2023

Video: Studying Madi’s Mussels

Dive into the Neuse River with Madi Polera and her team as they work to better measure the health of our imperiled and important freshwater mussels.

Jun 26, 2023

Something Old with Something New: Physically and Digitally Meeting Farmworker Health Needs

Farmworkers touch nearly everything on your plate, yet often struggle to access health care and information. Catherine, Emery, and colleagues have created digital literacy tools to help this accessibility issue, using a tried-and-true methods of communication.

Mar 22, 2023

Elsa Awarded New Grant To Conserve Rare Butterflies

Congratulations to Elsa and her team for being awarded funding to conserve the Crystal skipper butterfly.