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Aquatic Wild Workshop

Educators: Sign Up Now for Aquatic Wild Workshop

April 30, 2018
| Biology

Saturday, June 2nd from 9:00 am-3:30 pm
Led by: Becky Skiba
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
To register, please email: Rita Hagevik (rita.hagevik@uncp.edu)

Microbiology students present their CURE research. See the gallery below for more photos.

12th Annual PURC Symposium Showcases Student Works

April 11, 2018
| Biology

The Twelfth Annual Pembroke Undergraduate Research and Creativity (PURC) Symposium was launched with greetings from PURC Director Dr. Ryan Anderson and Provost Dr.


UNCP Prominent at ASB Conference (2018)

April 9, 2018
| Biology

The 79th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (March 28-31) attracted more than 900 participants to its Myrtle Beach venue, including a dozen faculty and students from UNC Pembroke. 

Kids and their mentors in the Kids in the Garden Program

KIG Posters at State Science Fair

March 24, 2018
| Biology

The Kids in the Garden Program (KIG) had a great showing at the 2018 North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair (NCSEF).

Dr. Rachel Smith, Cora Bright, Ereny Gerges, and Cheyenne Lee.  View more photos in the gallery below.

UNCP Students Visible at NC Academy of Science Conference

March 23, 2018
| Biology

Undergraduate researchers from UNC Pembroke were among the largest group of students to participate in the 115th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Science.


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.