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UNCP mourns the loss of longtime professor Dr. David Maxwell

March 19, 2020
| News

UNC Pembroke is mourning the loss of one of its own after longtime professor Dr. David Maxwell was killed in a traffic accident on Wednesday.

Marcus Sherman

Alumnus, PhD candidate Marcus Sherman speaks to RISE students

March 5, 2020
| News

Alumnus Marcus Sherman, a bioinformatics PhD candidate at the University of Michigan, spoke with members of UNCP’s RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement) program on Thursday, March 6. Before his presentation, he held a Q&A session with students regarding his research experience

Agriculture Interest Meeting

Student Interest Meeting for Agricultural Program

February 18, 2020
| Biology

Student Interest Meeting for Agricultural Program
Open enrollment for the UNCP agricultural program

What?  Learn about careers, scholarships, internships, clubs, etc.

Dr. John Roe and Joseph Nacy

John Roe’s study finds big differences in movement behaviors of box turtles

February 4, 2020
| Biology

When not in the college classroom, Dr.

Nell Allen

Biology alumna retires from zoo and pursues longleaf restoration

February 1, 2020
| Biology

Biology alumna Nell Allen has been captivated by plants and restoration ecology for a long time, and those interests have shaped her career paths and followed her into retirement. 

Joshua Villa, Cody Eubanks, and Brandon Herron at ESA Conference in St. Louis

Undergraduate Trio Presents Research at Entomology Conference (2019)

January 22, 2020
| Biology

The Kids in the Garden (KIG) program, coupled with the Campus Garden & Apiary, is opening new doors for college students and public school

UNC Pembroke Herbarium

Zoo Herbarium Comes to UNC Pembroke

January 12, 2020
| Biology

Plant sciences are critical to the Biology curriculum at UNC Pembroke, and for years these disciplines have benefitted from a collection of dried, pressed plants (herbarium vouchers).  Last August the herbarium collection grew by more than 50% -- from approximately 4500 specimens to 7000 specimen

Savannah Bean

UNCP's Savannah Bean reflects on humbling mission trip to Kenya

January 6, 2020
| News

An unselfish player on the volleyball court, UNC Pembroke junior Savannah Bean is a regular on mission trips with her church and, over the summer, continued to show her benevolence on a trip to Kenya.

Jessica Dean prepped for cancer research in the Cancer Biology Department at Wake Forest University

Biology major studies prostate cancer as Wake Forest intern

November 5, 2019
| Biology

Biology major Jessica Dean invested two months of her summer break in studying cellular aspects of prostate cancer at Wake Forest University.  Jessica presented her findings before the Wake Forest Baptist Health's Comprehensive Cancer Center, and she was one of only a handful of UNC Pembroke