Susan Kalisz joined EEB as professor and head of department on August 1. She comes to UT from the University of Pittsburgh where she was professor of biological sciences for nineteen years and served as director of graduate studies and […]
We keep track of where our PhD students go after they graduate, and we’re proud of what we see! After five years post-graduation, 57% are tenure-track faculty, and 17% are in government jobs (EPA, etc.). Others are in non-tenure-track teaching […]
Graduate student Zach Marion (Fitzpatrick lab) has a new paper out in American Naturalist with Jim Fordyce and Ben Fitzpatrick called “Extending the concept of diversity partitioning to characterize phenotypic complexity.” Congratulations!
Brian Looney (Matheny Lab) has been awarded a US Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Award for his project “From saprotrophy to symbiosis: comparative genomics and functional diversity of a diverse ectomycorrhizal lineage in the Populus mycorrhizome […]
The College of Arts & Sciences presented staff awards this year, and Marva Anderson received an award for Outstanding Academic Support at the Staff Appreciation party on May 19. Congratulations! It is a well-deserved honor; EEB could not run without Marva! […]
Paul Armsworth has been selected as a James R. Cox Professor. The three-year award provides Armsworth with a stipend of $25,500 to support his research. Recipients are chosen by a committee for their excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
Angela Chuang (Riechert Lab) has recently received awards from both the American Philosophical Society AND the National Geographic Society Young Explorer program to fund her field work in South Africa and Cuba. Congratulations Angela!
Dan Simberloff was featured in the Korea Times. He advised the Korean government this week to set up regulations to counter the trade of “invasive species” there and protect Korea’s biodiversity.
Brian O’Meara has received an NSF Career Award! “Reducing barriers for comparative methods” has been funded for $738,000 over 5 years. Congratulations Brian – great job!
Riley Bernard (McCracken Lab) was on Local8 News on June 4, talking about her work with bats in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Nice job Riley!