The EEB website now has a page devoted to Undergraduate Research Opportunities (things like REU’s etc): eeb.bio.utk.edu/undergraduate-research-opportunities/ To submit opportunities for inclusion on the page, use this Google Form.
Undergraduate student, Sarah Wood (Classen Lab), was awarded a Sigma Xi grant in aid of research (http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/giar/) for her undergraduate thesis work on how ants in Colorado alter ecosystem processes. Only 30% of ecological applications are awarded and most of […]
Undergraduate Nora Dunkirk, was awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation REU fellowship this summer to work at the Sevilleta LTER (http://sev.lternet.edu/REU). Nora will be conducting part of her senior honors thesis at the SEV this summer.
Sarah Wood, undergraduate in the Classen lab, teaches elementary students how to measure plant traits. The USA Science and Engineering Festival on April 28 and 29 in Washington, DC brought the excitement of science to people from around the country. […]
The most recent version of the EEB Newsletter has appeared. You can download a PDF, submit items to the editor, or get an email subscription here.
Two UTK EEB alumni are involved in work at Oak Ridge National Labs this summer on the effect of rising carbon dioxide levels on plant growth. Colleen Iversen was a graduate student in EEB and is now an ecoysystem ecologist […]
The award for outstanding EEB undergraduate went to Lauren Breza. Lauren started research at UTK just after high school, and worked in the Boake, Sanders, and, most recently, Classen labs. Gary McCracken took pains to note that competition for this […]
EEB undergraduate Heather Tran will be an REU student at the Sevilleta LTER this summer. Undergrad Sarah Wood received a $4500 scholarship to work at the Rocky Mountain Biological lab (RMBL).
EEB undergraduates Sarah Wood, Danny Lusk, and Alix Pfennigwerth were invited to attend a science writing workshop with ‘Nature’ Magazine Editor M. Mitchell Waldrop.
Assistant Professor Brandon Matheny sponsored two undergraduates, Pawel Kosentka (biochemistry concentration) and Sarah Sprague (psychology major), in an undergraduate research project that examined the evolution of fungal toxins in the mushroom family Inocybaceae. This work was also performed in collaboration […]