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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

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Introducing EEB’s 2021 cohort!

We are delighted to introduce our 2021 graduate student cohort. Learn about their varied research and personal interests and more.

Grad students suffer high levels of mental health stress, but pandemic provides opportunity for change

Graduate students suffer high rates of depression, anxiety and mental stress, studies show—a situation made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. But as campuses reopen and students return to their labs, now is the time to implement changes.

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On U-M Gateway: study suggests ground-dwelling mammals survived mass extinction 66 million years ago

The miles-wide asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago wiped out nearly all the dinosaurs and roughly three-quarters of the planet’s plant and animal species. But some creatures survived, including certain rat-sized mammals that would later diversify into the more than 6,000 mammal species that exist today, including humans.

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