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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

EEB congratulates our graduate students who won awards from UT’s Division of Biology! Alexander Hollaender Fellowship Award Zachary Marion (EEB) Science Alliance Graduate Student Teaching Awards Phillip Hollingsworth (EEB) Biology Award Lacy Chick (EEB)
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 17, 2014, 1:29 am
Daniel Simberloff was honored with the 2014 SEC Faculty Achievement Award, the SEC announced Wednesday. The SEC award recognizes professors from Southeastern Conference schools with outstanding records in teaching and scholarship. Honorees from each university receive a $5,000 honorarium and […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 11, 2014, 8:55 pm
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. […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 10, 2014, 5:32 pm
Graduate Student Rafael Zenni has a new paper in Ecology Letters, entitled “Rapid evolution and range expansion of an invasive plant are driven by provenance–environment interactions” (pdf available here). Ecology Letters is the top journal in the ecological sciences. Rafael […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 7, 2014, 10:57 pm
Sergey Gavrilets recently had paper on “altruistic bullies” come out in Nature Communications: http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2014/140326/ncomms4526/full/ncomms4526.html The work has been discussed in Time Magazine: “Science Proves It: Greed Is Good” http://time.com/41680/greed-is-good-science-proves/ and in Science Daily: “Altruistic side of aggressive greed” http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140326092600.htm as well as […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 7, 2014, 10:46 pm
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 […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: April 2, 2014, 11:49 am
The Herbarium has completed its move and is in operation on the first floor of the newly renovated Temple Hall (the former student health clinic), at 1818 Andy Holt Ave. We invite you to visit and tour the facility!
Author: armsworth
Posted: March 29, 2014, 1:57 am
Three five-day National Science Foundation Ideas Labs —one for biology, one for engineering, and one for geosciences—are being held this month through April 4 in the Washington, D.C., area. Each lab involves participants from various disciplines and backgrounds, as well […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: March 24, 2014, 3:56 pm
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.
Author: artsciweb
Posted: February 14, 2014, 1:11 pm
Darwin Day in TN was started in 1997 in EEB. This tradition continues this week with movies, information booth, workshops, and other outreach. Notable events include the keynote talk by Harvard’s Andrew Berry on Wallace, the co-discoverer of natural selection, […]
Author: artsciweb
Posted: February 10, 2014, 1:10 pm

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