A UT student is one of six graduate students nationwide who will travel to Washington DC to discuss with lawmakers the importance of science funding in higher education.
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology News
Ian Francis, a junior studying mathematics, has been awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship to further his studies.
The latest issue of the American Journal of Botany explores new ideas that shed light on the ecology and evolution of pollen. Joseph Williams, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, co-edited the journal.
Smithsonian Magazine featured Daniel Simberloff in this story examining the idea of “rewilding” landscapes to return them to a natural state. The magazine highlighted Simberloff’s recent study, which indicates that efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals may be limited at best.
A leading UT expert on spiders who has worked to make science education more accessible to public school students has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference. Susan Riechert was honored with the 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award.
The New York Times recently published an article exploring why people love animal videos and referenced the work of Gordon Burghardt.
The early hatching of insect eggs from an invasive pest threatening millions of trees in the eastern United States may be linked to climate change, according to new findings from UT.
A pioneering UT biologist will highlight regional invasive species and their ecological impact during a talk at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 2.
Registration for the sixty-sixth annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage opens at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, February 14. The event is April 19-23 in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Each year, more than 700 people from more than thirty-five states and beyond descend on the Great Smoky Mountains to see the forest flowers blooming as vibrant spring migratory birds return to their summer home.
February 12 marks the 207th birthday of Charles Darwin, the biologist who shaped the way scientists study life on Earth. Students will honor his birthday with Darwin Day, a paleontology-themed celebration beginning Tuesday, February 9.