Students

Apr 2, 2021

Mariely Vega Gómez Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Congratulations to Ph.D. student, Mariely Vega Gómez, for earning a NSF GRFP! Learn more about her research with the Ramírez Lab.

Mar 25, 2021

What’s Killing Weakfish?

Natural mortality — not fishing — has kept weakfish stock in decline. Read more about Jacob's Krause's research on this important species.

Mar 13, 2021

Connecting the Spots for Conservation of Key Deer

Applied Ecology minor student, Julia Jacobs, has pubished her work on Key deer conservation. Congratulations, Julia!

Mar 12, 2021

Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Summer and Fall 2021

Updated: March 12, 2021 Below are research opportunities for undergraduate students looking to gain additional experience in their fields of study.  These opportunities fulfill the AEC 492/493 Learning Experience requirement for Applied Ecology minor students. All below opportunities are available to any undergraduate […]

Jan 27, 2021

AEC’s REU Grant in Tropical Ecology Renewed

The Tropical Ecology REU program run by Alonso Ramírez is currently accepting applications!

Jan 7, 2021

The Future of Wilderness

This student post by Bradley Allf asks what is the wilderness of the future? What is the future of conservation sentiment? And how will our stories and imaginations be impacted by the changes we make to wilderness? 

Dec 15, 2020

Undergraduate Research Opportunities 2020-2021

Check out the latest undergraduate research opportunities for next semester.

Nov 25, 2020

Robots, Honey Bees, and Disease: Three Perspectives on the Next Thousand Years of Pollination

Most of our foods come from a few pollinator species, and with the rise of several global generation challenges, undergraduate Sarah Krementz asks, what does the future of pollination look like in 100 or 1000 years?

Nov 19, 2020

Watch the 2020 Applied Ecology Minor Research Symposia

Congratulations to the 2020 Applied Ecology minors for these great talks! Watch them all here.

Nov 10, 2020

Linnea Andersen Awarded Coastal Conservation Association Scholarship

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Linnea Andersen for being awarded the 2020 North Carolina Coastal Conservation Association's David and Ann Speaks Scholarship!