Congratulation to Charles Parrish for winning an award at the Undergraduate Symposium! Charles was advised by Prof. Imara Perera.
Congratulations to Profs. Jim Mickle and Chad Jordan for recieving the Gertrude M. Cox award for creative pedagogy in distance education!
Congratulations to Prof. Terri Long for her key role in the recently funded NSF INSPIRE award!
Congratulations to Prof. Jenny Xiang, recipient of NCSU's 3rd annual Outstanding Global Engagement Award! She received the award at the 3rd Annual Global Engagement Exposition, on Thursday, April 11.
Congratulations to Anna Stallmann, who recieved an NSF Graduate Fellowship to continue progress towards her PhD in Prof. Terri Long's lab!
Congratulations to Amanda Faucette for receiving a North Carolina Native Plant Society Tom & Bruce Shinn Grant! The grant will support Amanda's work inventorying Buxton Woods (Dare Co.) and developing an illustrated taxonomic manual to the vascular flora of the site. Amanda's work will contribute directly to current natural resource management needs, including the development of burn plans and monitoring programs for rare taxa. Amanda's advisor is Prof. Alexander Krings.
Exhibit in Witherspoon Student Center profiles the life and legacy of Prof. Gus Witherspoon, the first African American professor in university history and a former member of this department.
Global Plant Health Intern Mary Lewis, who recently graduated from Plant Biology, interviewed about her 6-week summer experience in Costa Rica. Professors Margo Daub and Jean Ristaino direct this NSF-funded program. Mary's research presentation on Black Sigatoka can be found here. - CALS Perspectives, Winter 2013
Prof. Alexander Krings to offer plant identification workshops, two of which may be taken for credit towards Environmental Education certification by the NC Office of Environmental Education. Space is limited.
Plant Systems Biology and Engineering Workshop co-hosted by the Deptartments of Plant Biology and Electrical and Computer Engineering and by the National Science Foundation, Nov. 1 -3, 2012.
Plant Biology ABM degree approved! A 5-year, accelerated Bachelor/Masters degree is now available as an option for undergraduate students in their third year of study. Interested students with at least a 3.5 G.P.A. and 72 credit hours should meet with Professor Chad Jordan to discuss this option.