Chelsea Miller (Kwit Lab) has been awarded Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship for Conservation Horticulture from the Garden Club of America and the Center for Plant Conservation. Each year, the grant enables a graduate student in biology, horticulture, or a […]
Associate Professor Paul Armsworth is featured in TN Today with a new paper in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment called, “Are conservation organizations configured for effective adaptation to global change?” Veronica Brown (research coordinator, McCracken Lab) is featured on […]
Christine Hawkes’ seminar, which was scheduled for 3:30pm on Friday, February 27, has been cancelled, due to inclement weather.
On pages 6-7 in the March 2015 issue of National Geographic, there is a shout-out to J.R. Shute and Pat Rakes, two of Dave Etnier’s former Zoology graduate students. They founded Conservation Fisheries, Inc., based in Knoxville, which is devoted […]
Both Katie Massana (O’Meara Lab) and Rachel Wooliver (Schweitzer Lab) won NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) grants last week! Katie will be going to New Zealand and Rachel will be going to Tasmania this summer.
The McCracken Lab has a new paper in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases (online first). Riley F. Bernard, Jeffery T. Foster, Emma V. Willcox, Katy L. Parise, & Gary F. McCracken. 2015. Molecular detections of the causative agent of white-nose […]
A 2015 Carlos C. Campbell Fellowship, from the Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association, was awarded to Riley Bernard (McCracken Lab, collaborating with Emma Willcox (FWF)) for the project titled “Further Investigation of the Winter Behavior of Bats at Hibernation Sites […]
Congratulations to Brian Looney (Matheny Lab)! His NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG) will be funded! DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Systematics, diversification, and functional maintenance of trophic mode in Russula (Russulales)
Hey, Undergrads… don’t forget that there is a whole EEB webpage devoted to research opportunities (REU’s, summer field assistants, etc.) at http://eeb.bio.utk.edu/undergraduate-research-opportunities/. Check it out regularly, so you don’t miss the deadline for the experience you want!
Gordon Burghardt’s work is featured in a New York Times piece: Learning from Animal Friendships