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.
I have recently successfully defended my PhD in the Toxicology program at NC State, and I would like to thank you for the generous supplemental scholarship award. These funds have provided me the opportunity to travel to conferences I would not have been able to attend without additional financial support. The funds provided from this [...]
First, I would like to give a huge thank you to the foundation. The scholarship not only afforded me an opportunity to apply for specialty conferences, but because of this opportunity I was also selected to give a podium talk and interacted with some of the experts in the field of lung biology. As a [...]
Effective August 1, 2017, Harry Daniels becomes the NC State University Director of the Southeast Climate Science Center. The Center fosters collaborative partnerships across the NC State campus on topics of global change. Read more at The Global Change Forum
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 [...]