Support EEB

Giving to the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior means providing opportunities for students to pursue research opportunities they might otherwise be unable to undertake. It means maintaining labs and buildings so that we can continue to provide a top-notch education. It means supporting the advancement of the disciplines we study and teach.


Elmer C. + Marcia F. Birney EEB Graduate Fellowship (#5380)

Created in 2000 in memory of Professor Elmer C. Birney, this fund recognizes his strong commitment to graduate education during his career at the U of M. It supports graduate students in ecology, evolution, and behavior, and is intended to provide them with the support to investigate their own interests.

Itasca Directors Scholarship (#2357)

This fund supports scholarships for U of M undergraduates to attend Itasca summer session courses.

Richard + Judi Huempfner Ruffed Grouse, Woodcock + Avian Endowed Research Fund (#3042)

Richard and Judi Huempfner created this fund to encourage the research of talented undergraduate or graduate students who are studying upland game birds and their habitat or alternatively, waterfowl, or songbird species.

Florence Rothman Fellowship (#4016)

Russell Rothman created this fund to honor his mother, Florence Rothman. The fellowship supports exploratory field studies by graduate students in their first or second year of studies in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior.

Donald + Elizabeth Lawrence Research Scholarship (#4157)

This fund provides research support to undergraduates and graduate students for activities conducted at the College of Biological Science's Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve.


African Lion Aid Fund (#3801)

This fund provides assistance to faculty of EEB in studying and managing African lions.

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve Fund (#6138)

This fund supports the program and outreach activities at Cedar Creek.

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve Capital Improvements Fund (#7442)

This fund supports the building and equipment needs of Cedar Creek.

G. David Tilman Research Fund (#8140)

This fund provides support for Professor Tilman's research at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science reserve.

Interested in making a gift?

GIVE ONLINE to one of several funds specific to ecology, evolution and behavior research and education at the University of Minnesota. Or, visit and simply search the fund you wish to donate to. Can't find what you're looking for? Contact John Curry at or 612-624-4770.