Congratulations to Dr. Martha Reiskind, whose outstanding contributions in Applied Ecology were recognized with a CALS Teaching Award of Merit!
One postdoctoral position will be available to work in the lab of Ben Reading, in collaboration with Rob Dunn. The research will consider the microbiology associated with fish eggs and skin, both in the context of the ecology and evolution of fish eggs in the wild and as it relates to management.
NC State Applied Ecology graduate student Linnea Andersen has been invited to participate in the 2018 Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security this June at Purdue University.
NC State Applied Ecology alumnus Tim Ellis, in collaboration with Joseph Hightower and Jeff Buckel of NC State Applied Ecology, explain the role a cold winter might have on your spring fishing. NC State News highlights their research, and the importance of their findings on recreational and commercial fishing in North Carolina.
Dr. Lindsay Campbell, a 2012 PhD graduate of our program under the direction of Dr. Jim Rice, recently received the 2017 Early Career Professional of the Year Award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southwest Region.
The new head of the Department of Applied Ecology is Derek Aday. Read more about the announcement in CALS News.
Climate Lightning Talks: Apocalypse Now? How Extreme Weather is Affecting the Southeast and the Globe
The USGS SE Climate Science Center (SE CSC) & NC State University will be hosting the first ever "Climate Lightning Talks". Come listen to faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students give short lightning presentations of original work related to the topic of extreme weather in the context of a changing climate.
Dr. Dana Sackett, who earned her Ph.D. in Zoology in 2011 under the direction of Drs. Derek Aday and Jim Rice, received the 2017 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Young Alumnus Award on September 8, 2017 from CALS Dean Richard Linton.
I was grateful to be awarded a supplemental scholarship from the Foundation for Agromedicine and Toxicology. Receiving this financial gift provided me opportunities that have supported my academics, my dissertation research, and my overall development as a scholar. First, the scholarship enabled me to add 14 books to my library that are relevant to my [...]
PhD student Brendan Runde received the 2017 Best Student Oral Presentation award at the 147th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society in Tampa, FL.