PhD student Brendan Runde received the 2017 Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship awarded by the American Fisheries Society! His dissertation research seeks to examine two management strategies of deepwater reef fishes such as snowy grouper and speckled hind.
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 [...]
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
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/
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.
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 [...]
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.
Learn more about a new Postdoctoral Research Associate position open in the Dunn Lab in the Department of Applied 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 [...]