Ecology and Evolutionary Biology News

UT Knoxville Grad Revamps UTC Greenhouse with Help of Former Professor

Growing plants requires attention, dedication and patience. But more than anything else, it requires the initial seed. The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UT Knoxville provided the seed for the UT Chattanooga greenhouse to flourish and become an essential tool for students to learn and deepen their education.

UT Professor Burghardt’s Research Featured on PBS

The research of UT Professor Gordon Burghardt will be featured on the Oct. 20 NOVA program on PBS from 8 – 9 p.m. (Comcast channel 2, digital cable channel 15). The show is focused on the entire group of monitor lizards, which includes the largest lizard in the world, the Komodo Dragon. Burghardt is a UT Alumni Distinguished Service Professor and holds appointments in the Departments of Psychology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.