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Multiple EEB members receive Chancellor’s Awards

The UT Chancellor’s Office gives annual awards to recognize “extraordinary achievements” for faculty, staff, students, and other members of the EEB community. EEB-associated members received a disproportionate number of awards, including half of the awards for community service:
Gary McCracken — Alexander Prize, recognizing superior teaching and distinguished scholarship
Rosie Gillespie, UT PhD 1986 (advisor Susan Riechert), won the Notable UT Woman award, which this year was given to an alumna
Ken McFarland — an award for Extraordinary Community Service, due to his commitment to the Wildflower Pilgrimage
PhD student Jess Welch — an award  for Extraordinary Community Service
GREBE (graduate student organization, EEB) — an award for Extraordinary Community Service
Hannah Long was named a Top Collegiate Scholar
And also Shanna Pendergast, who recently joined Biology as an advisor, won an award for excellence in undergraduate advising