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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

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Hill named NCAA Elite 90 Award Winner for women's cross country

Graduate student Alice Hill of the University of Michigan women's cross country team has been named the recipient of one of the highest academic honors in collegiate athletics, the NCAA Elite 90 Award, the association announced Saturday (Nov. 20).

EEB’s iNaturalist Challenge is a win-win

This autumn, EEB students, faculty and staff teamed up for an iNaturalist Challenge to observe and photograph some of the surrounding biodiversity.

RESEARCH FEATURE

Tree growth variation: getting to the root of the matter, in tandem with leaves and fungal friends

"The different organs of trees strongly depend on each other: the process of leaf photosynthesis heavily relies on water and nutrients supplied by the roots, and the production of roots to capture soil resources requires sugars produced by the leaves. Therefore, we examined which combinations of leaf and root traits lead to the fastest growth of trees,” said Monique Weemstra.

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