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EEB grads rack up Rackham awards

Congratulations to Anat Belasen and Caroline Parins-Fukuchi for their Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships and Gordon Fitch for his Rackham International Research Award.

Woot woot! 2017 – 2018 EEB awards honor roll

In addition to awards previously reported in EEB news throughout the 2017- 2018 academic year, here is an honor roll on the rest of the competitive awards EEB graduate students have earned throughout the past academic year.

RESEARCH FEATURE

Insights into alien pollinators’ invasion success and impacts on natives

Just how successful are alien invaders and how do they impact natives? No, this isn’t about a classic video game or a threat from outer space.

Mutualistic networks of plants and their pollinators are key promoters of terrestrial biodiversity and crucial for our society’s food security. Unfortunately, the introduction of alien species into native ecosystems, together with climate change, widespread application of pesticides, habitat loss, and degradation, severely threatens the integrity of these systems and their critical ecosystem services.

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