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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

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Knute Nadelhoffer, legendary ecosystem ecologist and passionate environmental advocate, retires

Knute Nadelhoffer, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, who has a far-reaching legacy in the realm of ecosystem ecology, retired from active faculty status December 31, 2020.

Mark Hunter, celebrated ecologist and inspiring teacher, retires

Following a remarkable and expansive academic career, including the past 14 years at the University of Michigan, Mark Hunter, Earl E. Werner Distinguished University Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, retired Dec. 31, 2020.

RESEARCH FEATURE

Museum scientists: prepare for next pandemic now by preserving animal specimens in natural history collections

It’s been more than a year since the first cases were identified in China, yet the exact origins of the COVID-19 pandemic remain a mystery. Though strong evidence suggests that the responsible coronavirus originated in bats, how and when it crossed from wildlife into humans is unknown.

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