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Fall 2022, (Download PDF)

  • Monarchs flutter into the news
  • Chair's column
  • New faculty profile:  Bradburd shines light on the geography of evolution
  • New faculty profile: Howard hones in on plants' surprising defense strategies
  • New faculty profile: As new director of M-PABI, Speer and colleagues work toward preventing pathogen spillover from wildlife to humans
  • New faculty profile: Vasconcelos aims to fill knowledge gaps for tropical flowering plants
  • New faculty profile, Weber: How have species interactions impacted diversity across the tree of life? 
  • Look up! Photo contest had us skywatching (photo contest 2021 results)

Fall 2021, (Download PDF)

  • Pivot! Pivot! Unexpected challenges, lessons learned and where we (think we) are now
  • Chair's column
  • Faculty feature: Sanders seeks to unravel causes and consequences of biodiversity
  • Faculty feature: Classen Lab focuses on climate and global change
  • Millions of EEB Museum specimens digitized for worldwide online access
  • EEB Photographer at Large Contest 2020 

Fall 2020, (Download PDF)

  • The many facets of COVID-19 research in EEB
  • Chair's note
  • New faculty feature: Monarch migration mysteries under the microscope, André Green
  • Grad student feature: Elusive bats hold clues to aid conservation efforts, Giorgia Auteri
  • Changing of the chairs: Wittkopp assumes leadership role
  • Alum profile: Zemenick seeks to make biology more inclusive, Ash Zemenick
  • EEB Photographer at Large Contest 2019


  • Two EEB First Paper Awards celebrate publication milestone
  • Professor Nate Sanders featured in Michigan News
  • Regina Baucom, associate professor and associate chair of EEB, receives the Sarah Goddard Power Award
  • Michelle Fearon, postdoctoral gellow, featured in Michigan News
  • From large to small, the photographer at large contest has us captivated!
  • Associate Professor Ben Dantzer featured in Michigan News
  • Community comes together for ID Day
  • Our grads rock! | Hill named NCAA Elite 90 Award Winner for women's cross country
  • Research feature | Snake dietary diversity exploded after mass extinction 66 million years ago

  • High honor: Wittkopp named AAAS Fellow for contributions to evolutionary genetics
  • Alumni News | Moody's teaching and research in natural history and zoology honored
  • Early Career Scientists Symposium: Racial Justice and Anti-racist Research in EEB begins March 19
  • Support EEB undergraduate research and EEB Museums on Giving Blueday March 16

  • Tucker, groundbreaking researcher of house mice hybrid zones, retires
  • Science Fun Fact | Is dirt "alive?"
  • Our grads rock: A LOUD "GO BLUE" HAIL! Our 2020-2021 graduate student award celebration
  • Research feature | Snails carrying the world's smallest computer help solve mass extinction survivor mystery
  • BioBlitz Committee wins inaugural EEB JEDI Award
  • Alumni News | West-Eberhard awarded 2021 Linnean Medal for Zoology
  • Fall 2021 seminar schedule is forthcoming
  • New Biosciences Initiative award recognizes mid-career excellence 
  • Science Fun Fact | The invisible roles of color

May 2021

  • Our grads rock! EEB grads score three coveted NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
  • Research feature | Biodiversity protects bee communities from disease, U-M study concludes
  • New crowdsourced project to digitize Michigan lake and fish records, looking for climate trends
  • Alumni news | Alums' international collaboration discovers new floral bacteria, and honors late Professor Emerita Beverly Rathcke
  • First virtual Early Career Scientists Symposium attracts broad worldwide audience
  • U-M biologist eager for arrival of Brood X cicadas, the sixth emergence of these noisy 17-year bugs in his lifetime
  • Science fun fact | What we eat plays a huge role in climate change

February 2021

  • Our GREEBs volunteers rock!
  • Research feature: Museum scientistis: prepare for the next pandemic now by preserving animal specimens in natural history collections
  • Mark Hunter, celebrated ecologist and inspiring teacher, retires
  • Knute Nadelhoffer, legendary ecosystem ecologist and passionate environemental advocate, retires
  • Alumni news | Honors undergrad alum Lima finds her passion in urban ecology
  • What's up in EEBVIRTUAL Early Career Scientists Symposium 2021 | Natural History Collections: Drivers of Innovation
  • Giving Blueday March 10
  • Science fun fact: Match that sperm!