Student Spotlight

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.

Oct 12, 2020

Summer Stormwater Study Update From April

Applied Ecology minor and Dragonfly Pond Works Scholar, April Sharp, updates us on her summer researcher experience.

Oct 8, 2020

Where’s the Weak Link in Weakfish Conservation?

Weakfish have declined to record lows over the last 30 years. And despite a series of regulatory measures to reduce weakfish harvest, the stock has failed to rebuild...

Sep 28, 2020

Bees Can Limit Low-Level Parasite Spread Within Colonies

When parasite pressure is low, bees can control how quickly the parasites spread within colonies, and this might be due to social immunity.

Apr 21, 2020

The 2020 Applied Ecology Minor Symposium

The applied ecology minor students presented their independent research projects this past week. View the full symposium here.

Feb 10, 2020

Gallagher Awarded Richard L. Noble Best Student Paper at NC AFS

Riley Gallagher was awarded the Richard L. Noble Best Student Presentation for his master's research at the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society hosted this year in New Bern.

Oct 31, 2019

The Rocky Egg Mass Picture Show

Insect egg masses indicate stream health and are egg-stream-ly beautiful.

May 18, 2016

Student Spotlight: Farm Life, Big City

Recent graduate Morgan Malone found an agriculture career path inside a bustling state capital.