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CMAST features Jacob Krause

The Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) has a student spotlight feature highlighting Jacob Krause, a PhD student in Applied Ecology advised by Dr. Jeff Buckel and Dr. Joe Hightower. Jacob describes his research and the path he took as a student and researcher. Weakfish abundance has been in decline for the last 10 [...]

Conserving Butterflies

Zoology Ph.D. student Elsita Kiekebusch in the Nick Haddad Lab is featured in the NC State CALS Magazine Spring 2017 issue. Elsita is a 2016-17 Southeast Climate Science Center Global Change Fellow who studies the impacts of climate change on the development and life cycles of butterflies. Read the CALS Magazine feature here: https://cals.ncsu.edu/news/conserving-butterflies-elsita-kiekebusch

Saving Mangroves

Zoology Ph.D. student Ryann Rossi in the Craig Layman Lab is featured in the NC State CALS Magazine Spring 2017 issue. Rossi, a 2016-17 Southeastern Climate Science Center Global Change Fellow, researches mangrove ecosystems in the Caribbean and is investigating the possible causes of mangrove die-offs. Read the CALS Magazine feature here: https://cals.ncsu.edu/news/saving-mangroves-ryann-rossi/

Bombs and Butterflies

Why has the U.S. Military made an effort to join forces with conservation researchers? NPR reports on this unlikely partnership and features Nick Haddad's ongoing research on St. Francis' satyr, the little rare butterfly that can only be found on Fort Bragg.

Research Spotlight

PhD student Sara Prado had her research in Puerto Rico featured in the newspaper El Nuevo Dia. The article highlights Sara's recent discovery of three new bee species in Puerto Rico and provides an introduction to the native bees of Puerto Rico. Here's a little bit more about Sara's ongoing research in Puerto Rico. "My [...]

Dunn Lab Artist-in-Residence Featured at Hunt Library

Artist Miella Green's emerging series A Thousand Galaxies is now on exhibit at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library. Selected works from her this series, made while serving as Artist-in-Residence in NC State’s Rob Dunn Lab, will be on display on the Hunt Library Commons Wall from August 29 to September 4.

Post Doc on Global Ecology of Crop Mutualists

Learn more about a new Postdoctoral Research Associate position open in the Dunn Lab in the Department of Applied Ecology.

Fishing down nutrients on coral reefs

Research from Craig Layman's lab was recently published in Nature Communications.

Position Open: Assistant Professor of Urban Ecology

The Department of Applied Ecology at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Urban Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor.  We are seeking an individual who studies both pattern and process in urban ecosystems.  The successful applicant can have a background in population, community, ecosystem ecology in terrestrial or [...]

Supplemental Scholarship Awardee Represents Foundation at International Conference

The 2014 Supplemental Scholarship Awardee, Crystal Lee Pow pictured at the meeting in Portland (Photo Credit, Tom Kwak). Ms. Crystal Lee Pow, a Ph.D. student from N.C. State University and one of the 2014 Supplemental Scholarship Awardees used the monetary support provided by the Foundation to partially defer the costs of meeting travel, registration, [...]