Originally from Asia, the greater banded hornet, Vespa tropica, is causing great concern among Guam beekeepers. First recorded on Guam by the University of Guam Entomology Lab on July 12, 2016, it is unclear how the hornet came to the island or exactly when it arrived. UOG graduate student and president of the Guam Beekeepers […]
The College of Natural & Applied Sciences and the Marine Laboratory at the University of Guam hosted high school students from the Philippines in June and July for an 80-hour science immersion internship program. To read more visit https://www.uog.edu/news-announcements/2018-2019/2018-uog-hosts-high-school-science-interns-from-the-philippines.php
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University of Guam graduate student Benjamin Deloso represented Guam at the national conference of the American Society for Horticultural Science. The Washington D.C. conference was held Jul 30 – Aug 3, and Deloso shared the results of two Guam studies designed to improve conservation of Guam’s native fadang plant. The 115-year-old society brings together professionals […]
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Following a competitive application process, University of Guam biology major Jerilyn Calaor has been offered an award from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Click here to read more.
Excerpt from the USDA NRCS Newsletter Guam Producers sign EQIP contracts
University of Guam students in Robert Bevacqua’s agriculture class, Introduction to Plant Science, have experienced a unique service-learning opportunity. Students applied sustainable, eco-friendly technology to solve a real-world problem, pineapple propagation. In partnership with Valley of the Latte, students developed a pineapple planting strategy for the pineapple farm at this popular tourist destination. With a […]
Human activity continues to shape environmental systems around the world creating novel ecosystems that are increasingly prevalent in what some scientists call the Anthropocene (the age of humans). The island of Guam is well known as a textbook case for the devastating effects of invasive species on island ecosystems with the extirpation of most of […]