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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

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!
Author: armsworth
Posted: June 17, 2015, 4:05 am
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!
Author: armsworth
Posted: June 6, 2015, 3:57 am
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 […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: June 6, 2015, 3:39 am
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!
Author: armsworth
Posted: June 6, 2015, 3:21 am
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 […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 27, 2015, 11:31 am
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 […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 16, 2015, 1:05 am
Jessica Bryant (Classen Lab) has been awarded a Yates Dissertation Fellowship from the University of Tennessee.  Congratulations!
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 16, 2015, 1:02 am
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.
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 15, 2015, 6:22 pm
Gary McCracken and Emma Wilcox (FWF) have received a Community Engagement Incentive Grant  to build a bat house over in the UT Gardens.  The house will be large, about the size of a faculty office, and raised on stilts.  McCracken […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 15, 2015, 1:28 pm
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 […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 10, 2015, 2:49 am

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