Professor Susan Riechert has received the 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award! The SEC award recognizes professors from the fourteen Southeastern Conference schools with outstanding records in teaching and scholarship. Honorees from each university receive a $5,000 honorarium and become their university’s nominee for the SEC Professor of the Year award. To view the full press release, click here.
Archives for March 2016
Jayne Lampley (Schilling Lab) is one of just 26 graduate students across UT who have received a 2016 Summer Graduate Research Assistantship from The Office of Research and Engagement. The GRAs are funded by the Scholarly and Research Incentive Funds. Selected faculty projects receive $3,600 in support of student stipends for work completed during the summer.
Her project is called “Analysis of an Evolutionary Radiation in Trillium.”
The issue also features a paper from Joe that has two undergraduate alumni co-authors ( and ), both now in graduate schools elsewhere. The work was completed while they were students at UT.
“Zebra Mussels, Zika, Kudzu, and More: Winning the War Against the Aliens Among Us”
McClung Museum Auditorium, 1327 Circle Park Drive, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 @7 pm (Reception and Snacks @ 6 pm)
As part of National Invasive Species Awareness Week (www.nisaw.org), pioneering invasion biologist Daniel Simberloff will discuss current regional invasive species issues. Simberloff, the Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Science, will highlight notable local invaders and the ecological impacts they pose, cover current efforts to stem their spread, and describe ways for the public to join this fight.
For more information, read the press release.
A March 1 article in the UT Daily Beacon fights the granola-crunching stereotype of the EEB major and explains why studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is so important, whether you want to be a doctor, a conservationist, or an informed citizen.