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Catching up with Ethan Sanford, '16 (Year 2)

December 1, 2017
| Biology

Enrolling at 14 years old, alumnus Ethan Sanford has the distinction of having been one of the University's youngest and most accomplished students.  He received the Biology Department's 2016 Faculty Award and the University's Outstanding Senior Award.  He was active in the 


Dr. Maria Santisteban Publishes STEM Papers

November 30, 2017
| Biology

Dr. Maria Santisteban’s passion for genomics and STEM education are evident in her recent publications.  Dr.


Department Celebrates Christmas and Baby Shower

November 29, 2017
| Biology

The Department of Biology enjoyed an early Christmas party and a shower for the "Department's" newest baby, Alexandra (daughter of Biology Assistant Professor Kaitlin Campbell and husband Gabe Campbell of DoIT).


Dr. Patricia Sellers' Research is Making a Difference in Environmental Issues

October 27, 2017
| Biology

Professor Patricia Sellers’ research on mercury contamination has helped spur the Canadian government into addressing a long-overdue environmental injustice.  


UNCP Awarded Grant for Data Science and Rare Diseases Research

October 2, 2017
| Biology

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is among six universities in the UNC system that was awarded three grants totaling $6.2 million for research on data science, green fuels, and hybrid materials technology.


Biology Professors Assist in Science Expo 2017

September 29, 2017
| Biology

In September, the University hosted Science EXPO, an event to promote science awareness among the public.


Dr. John Roe Publishes Paper with Undergrads

September 20, 2017
| Biology

Dr. John Roe has mentored numerous students in box turtle (Terrapene carolina) research.  A paper based on this research was just published in the Journal of Thermal Biology.  Moreover, two Biology alumni, Kristoffer Wild and Carlisha Hall, are co-authors on the paper.


Dr. Rita Hagevik Presents Research at European Conference

August 26, 2017
| Biology

Dr. Rita Hagevik from the Biology Department and Dr.


RISE Poster Presentation is a Smash

August 25, 2017
| Biology

The hallways of the Oxendine Science Building were bustling with excitement, as crowds of people gathered for the RISE Program's annual End-of-Summer Student Research Presentation.