Scientific American recently revealed that scientists know very little about bats outside the United States. Jessica Welch, a doctoral candidate in UT’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, hopes to fix this issue.
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Wired featured Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, in a recent story about human control over species population size.
Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, weighs in on an industry debate—is biocontrol a better alternative to pesticides– in this Slate story.
Smithsonian Magazine interviewed Daniel Simberloff about the global price of invasive species.
The Washington Post and Chicago Tribune quote Daniel Simberloff in stories about a disease that has killed more than one million oak and tanoak trees in coastal California.
The (Lenoir City) News-Herald recently featured several UT graduate students who visited Greenback School this month to teach sixth-grade students about science through a series of workshops related to ecosystems, DNA and termites.
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.
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.