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!
Congratulations to Gordon Burghardt – his new paper is getting press on Science Newsline and Phys.org! The senior author of the paper, Paul Weldon, received his PhD in Zoology at UTK. Gordon was his dissertation adviser. Weldon has written a […]
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. Congratulations! It is a well-deserved honor; EEB could not run without Marva!
Congratulations to Shelby Ward (Armsworth Lab) who was selected to receive the Margaret “Tina” Riedinger Societal Impact Award for the First Annual Women in STEM Research Symposium for your significant contribution to the research finding or technological innovation that has resulted in, or […]
Brian O’Meara is co-PI on a newly funded, nearly $1 million NSF grant entitled “Collaborative Research: ABI Development: An open infrastructure to disseminate phylogenetic knowledge.” Brian’s part is to make trees with time information more available, and includes funds for a […]
Jessica Bryant (Classen Lab) has been awarded a Yates Dissertation Fellowship from the University of Tennessee. Congratulations!