Keeping Score

by January 27, 2015
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This semester yet another Biology faculty member has achieved a significant career milestone. It is Professor Ron Dimock’s 90th semester of teaching at Wake Forest University. Congratulations, Ron! That’s a lot of years of sharing your passion for comparative physiology, invertebrates, and marine biology with Wake Forest students. But all Read more »

A Special EcoLunch

by January 25, 2015
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MA in Sustainability student and Wake Forest alum Scott McCullough shared a photograph taken at the Department of Biology’s EcoLunch on Thursday, January 22. From left to right: Amanda Leland, Vice President for Oceans, Environmental Defense Fund; Sylvia Earle, Pioneering Ocean Explorer, Mission Blue; and Nancy Knowlton, Sant Chair for Read more »

How Sweet It Is! WFU Grad Predicts a Bumper Crop of Maple Syrup in 2015

by January 15, 2015
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Dr. Joshua Rapp, former graduate student of Miles Silman in the WFU Department of Biology, has discovered a new predictor of maple sap flow: seed production the previous fall. The research paper was published in the journal Forest Ecology & Management, but if you love maple syrup you’ll want to Read more »

Esch Celebrates 100th Semester

by January 13, 2015
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.¬†When Professor Jerry Esch walked into 233 Winston Hall just before 11 AM on January 13 for his first meeting with his Spring 2015 Parasitology class, he achieved a career milestone of note: he began his 100th semester of teaching in the Department of Biology at Wake Forest University. Congratulations, Read more »

Perspectives in Biology Symposium Celebrates 30th Birthday

by December 17, 2014
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On November 7-8, 2014, the Department of Biology hosted the 30th Perspectives in Biology Symposium. This annual event brings 3 notable biologists to campus to share their passion for science and recent research results with faculty colleagues from institutions throughout the southeast. Each invited speaker gives two seminars and has Read more »

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