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Department News

The latest news and updates for the faculty, staff and students of Applied Ecology.

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.

October 17th, 2017|Categories: Feature, News|

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 [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Feature, News|

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 [...]

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Feature, News|

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 [...]

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Feature, News|

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.

January 13th, 2017|Categories: Feature, News|

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 [...]

September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Feature, News|

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.

August 30th, 2016|Categories: Feature, News|

Award Winning Presentation!

Jennifer Archambault, award recipient of the 2016 W. Don Baker Memorial Best Professional Presentation, receiving her award from Dr. Mike Gangloff (Appalachian State University), the NC AFS Chapter President. Mr. John Crutchfield (Duke Energy), [...]

April 1st, 2016|Categories: Feature, News|

President’s Early-Career Award

Chief Scientist Nate Bacheler and red snapper, Lutjanus campechanus. Photo credit: David Hoke Dr. Nate Bacheler (NC State University, MS ’02, PhD ’08, Zoology) has been awarded a Presidential Early Career Award, the “highest [...]

February 25th, 2016|Categories: Feature, News|

Science writing workshop series

Do you practice science, but find yourself wishing you could communicate it outside of the regular academic channels? Would you like a little guidance and a supportive community to help you get your feet wet? [...]

January 19th, 2016|Categories: Feature, News|

Augmented Reality Sandbox

The Center of Applied Aquatic Ecology is using the Augmented Reality Sandbox as an education outreach tool, and currently have it on display at the Makery@Kidzu in Chapel Hill. The Augmented Reality Sandbox [...]

January 14th, 2016|Categories: Feature, News|