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Gold stars galore for grads

In addition to an abundance of awards previously reported in EEB news, here is a brag sheet on the rest of the competitive awards EEB graduate students have gathered throughout the 2016-2017 academic year.

DIG this: three NSF DDIG awards and two Graduate Research Fellowships

The research of EEB graduate students, with implications for conservation, biodiversity and disease dynamics in a changing world, is underway in campus labs, in Midwestern lakes and in sites as far as the rainforest of southern Peru.


New speciation research in Andean cloud forest birds shines light on age-old questions

“A longstanding question in speciation research is the extent to which populations that are diverging into new species can exchange genes while maintaining their trajectories of divergence,” said Professor Benjamin Winger, who authored a recent paper in Evolution.

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