Madelyn Percy awarded CZO-SAVI Program grant

June 10, 2015

Ph.D. student Madelyn Percy has been awarded a grant from the NSF Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI) Program for her promising work in the Galapagos. That’s an eight-letter acronym – so, what exactly is the CZO-SAVI Program? … Continued

Kelly Houck wins immunology award for Galapagos work

April 28, 2015

Kelly Houck, a graduate associate of the Center for Galapagos Studies, was awarded the First Place in the Emerging Leader in Nutritional Immunology Competition by the American Society for Nutrition at the 2015 Experimental Biology Conference. Her presentation on Effects of … Continued

Madelyn Percy awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

March 31, 2015

Madelyn Percy, a Ph.D. student in Geological Sciences at UNC, was awarded a three-year National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to conduct her research in the Galapagos Islands. To whom else has the NSF offered this prestigious fellowship?  For starters, … Continued

Galapagos Science Center installs photovoltaic solar panels

November 14, 2014

The joint UNC-USFQ Galapagos Science Center located in San Cristobal, Galapagos, has installed a set of photovoltaic solar panels for electricity generation. These panels are being used to supply part of the electricity needs of the research center. Due to … Continued

Baseline animal health assessment underway in the Galapagos

September 22, 2014

From 3 September through 21 September, 2014 a multinational team of marine biologists, veterinary health professionals, and Parque Nacional Galápagos (PNG – Galapagos National Park) wildlife officers conducted thorough health assessments of three endemic species on five different islands in … Continued

Tarheel students in the Galapagos – Summer 2014 (video)

August 21, 2014

The Center for Galapagos Studies developed a video showing some of our Carolina students in action at the Galapagos Science Center this summer.  Check it out! The video was produced at the Galapagos Science Center by Anais Cordova Paez with assistance … Continued

Interview with Steve Walsh on UNC’s work in the Galapagos

August 5, 2014

The University Gazette interviewed Steve Walsh, director of the UNC Center for Galapagos Studies and co-director of the UNC/USFQ Galapagos Science Center, just after he and Jill Stewart (CGS Deputy Director) presented to the UNC Board of Trustees on the … Continued