Alix Pfenningwerth (EEB grad student) and Su’ad Yoon (EEB undergrad) both got NSF GRFP awards. Brian Looney and Katie Massana (EEB grad students) got honorable mentions. Across UT, only 5 students received NSF GRFP awards, and only 3 students received […]
EEB held its annual awards ceremony on Monday April 27. Congratulations to our departmental award winners! The Jim Tanner Award (Outstanding Dissertation): Sara Kuebbing The Sandy Echternacht Award (Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student): Liam Mueller Outstanding Undergraduate: Brandy Pieper […]
EEB was well represented at the Chancellor’s Honors banquet on April 23! Faculty member Susan Riechert – 2014 Notable UT Woman Award Graduate student Cassie Dresser – 2014 Extraordinary Professional Promise Undergraduate student Su’ad Yoon – 2014 Top Collegiate Scholar […]
EEB Undergraduate Kenna Rewcastle has won a highly-competitive Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research award. Only about 20% of applicants receive funding. Kenna is working with the Classen Lab in Copenhagen. She will be working on the Swedish gradient this summer. […]
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.
A new paper by Gorman et al. has come out in AoB Plants, with 11 graduate and undergraduate student authors from EEB! AoB PLANTS Chief Editor has designated this paper as an ‘Editor’s Choice’ article. The ‘Editor’s Choice’ section of AoB […]
Michael Van Nuland, along with other EEB grad students and undergrads just published a paper in PLoS One resulting from a Field Ecology Project. View the paper here! Title: Fire Promotes Pollinator Visitation: Implications for Ameliorating Declines of Pollination Services. […]
Undergraduate Brandy Pieper (Classen Lab) was awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation REU fellowship this summer to work in Puerto Rico at the LTER Luquillo Forest site. You can follow Brandy’s summer field work on her blog: http://www.pieperstravels.blogspot.com.
EEB undergrad Devin Jones won first place in the EUReCA undergraduate research symposium, Ecology, Evolution, and Water Quality category, at UT. Devin’s poster was on “Fall Migration of Corn and Rice Strains of Spodoptera fruigperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Southwest Texas”. […]
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. […]