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Conservation Biology students and TNC staff member Sarah Hecocks (first row, wearing a hat)

Conservation students join Nature Conservancy in collecting wiregrass seed

November 9, 2023
| Biology

Students experienced hands-on learning when they assisted The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in collecting wiregrass seeds in Calloway Community Nature Park.

From left to right: Dr. Maria Santisteban, Alexis Strickland, Kyra Locklear, and Tiffani Roberts

COMPASS students present research during inaugural national S-Stem conference

October 30, 2023
| Biology

A small contingent of UNCP Biology scholars joined throngs of people from across the nation for the inaugural annual S-STEM Scholars Meeting in Washington, DC.


UNCP animal science professor attends Biltmore Estate Fall Field Day

October 6, 2023
| News

Dr. Nicolas “Nico” Negrin Pereira, assistant professor of biology at UNC Pembroke, attended the Angus Cattle and Dorper Sheep Sale and Field Day at Biltmore Estate on September 30.

(L to R): Mr. Ryan Lowery, Dr. Nicolas Negrin Pereira, Mr. Arrin Baker

A Bull Day in Asheville

October 6, 2023
| Biology

One of the fundamental tools we use in Animal Science is extension services, but what does this word represent?

Sustainable Agriculture Conference Flyer

Dr. Debby Hanmer Sustainable Agriculture Conference Scholarship

September 19, 2023
| Biology

Application Deadline: Wednesday October 12th.

Email Complete Application to Dr. Sales at Bryan.Sales@uncp.edu
(application linked below)


When: Saturday and Sunday November 11-12, 2023

Carlisha Hall

RISE Program Goes Places with Carlisha Hall

September 3, 2023
| Biology

Traveling all the way from the University of California Merced, Biology alumna Carlisha Hall was the keynote speaker for the 2023 RISE End-of-Summer Research Symposium. Carlisha is an epidemiologist and PhD candidate in the School of Public Health at UC Merced.

Martina Van Etten aboard ECU research vessel

Biology undergrad Martina Van Etten immersed in deepwater research

September 2, 2023
| Biology

Martina Van Etten spent much of the summer months on the campus of East Carolina University, where she learned to map the feeding regions of deepwater sablefish in the Pacific Ocean.  The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation STEM Summer Immersion Program at East Carolina University had place


UNCP biology student excels in summer research

August 28, 2023
| News

UNC Pembroke molecular biology student Martina Vanetten spent her summer as a member of the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation STEM Summer Immersion Program at East Carolina University.

Lindsay Branch

UNCP’s Lindsay Branch motivated by tragedy to become physician

August 8, 2023
| News

Lindsay Branch and Sophie El-Mahdy shared a passion for medicine at a young age.

After her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, El-Mahdy knew she wanted to become a doctor. Tragically, she never got that chance. She died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism. She was 16.

Alexis Jones (pictured on the right)

Senior Alexis Jones featured in Golden LEAF scholar spotlight

July 28, 2023
| Biology

Alexis Jones is currently a senior at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She is studying biology with an interest in being a physician assistant.