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 […]
EEB congratulates our graduate students who won awards from UT’s Division of Biology! Brian Looney received The Hollaender Fellowship Award. Zach Marion, Riley Bernard, and Quentin Read received Science Alliance Graduate Student Teaching Awards. Marisol Sanchez-Garcia received a Cokkinias Award.
EEB was once again well-represented at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. Congratulations to Paul Armsworth, Jessica Welch, and Kenna Rewcastle! Paul Armsworth, 2015 Alumni Outstanding Teacher Award Jessica Welch, 2015 Jimmy and Ileen Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence Kenna […]
Congrats to Evin Carter, Jessica Moore and Michael Van Nuland, who were recognized for Graduate Research, and Riley Bernard, Cassie Dresser and Marisol Sanchez-Garcia, who were recognized for Graduate Teaching, in the Inaugural Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2015. Below is […]
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)
Alix Pfenningwerth, a graduate student in the Schweitzer Lab, won a Fellowship from the American Rhododendron Society this summer. Her research proposes to study how genetic variation in Rhododendron species influences physiological performance under a changing climate, including increasingly fluctuating […]
Michael Van Nuland, a graduate student in the Schweitzer Lab, just won the Francis and Eveyln Clark Soil Biology Scholarship for his work on the role of soil communities in mediating range shifts with climate change. He will be honored […]
Riley Bernard, a PhD student in the McCracken Lab, just received notification of $5,000 in funding from Basically Bats Wildlife Conservation Society. The funding is for her project “Epidemiology of Pseudogymnoascus destructans: Changes in Fungal Load on Active Bats throughout Winter in […]
Graduate student Cassie Dresser (Fitzpatrick Lab) has just found out that her work on Bog Turtle conservation in collaboration with the Knoxville Zoo was funded by a $21,000 grant from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Congratulations!
Gordon Burghardt was recently honored and his career celebrated at a symposium during the 2014 meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. “Bridging the gaps: the remarkable career of Gordon M. Burghardt in the study of herpetofaunal behavior.” […]