The department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior conducts a broad range of research spanning molecules to ecosystems from chimpanzee behavior to bacterial evolution, predator interactions on the Serengeti Plains to the impact of nutrients on grasslands. You are now viewing a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about EEB.
Ruth Shaw, a longtime faculty member in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Shaw's work and field-shaping contributions to evolutionary quantitative genetics have influenced many in her own field.
Photo Credit: Peter Kennedy
Similar to plants vying for the sunniest spot on a window ledge, fungi belowground are competing with each other for nutrients they need to survive.
The Philip C. Hamm Scholarship program recognizes excellence in the plant sciences. Scholarships of up to $1,000 are available for undergraduate students; scholarships of up to $2,000 are available for graduate students. Complete details are available at https://www.hammscholarship.umn.edu/.
Applications (undergraduate students) and nominations (graduate students; to be submitted through the Directors of Graduate Studies) are due March 15, 2021.
University of Minnesota undergraduates on a field course in Santa Rosa, 2013 (photo credit: Jennifer Powers)