The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is delighted to present the EEB First Paper Award to recognize EEB graduate student Lisa Walsh for her first lead-authored publication:

Lisa Walsh: L.L. Walsh, P.K. Tucker. 2017. Contemporary range expansion of the Virginia opossum (Didelphisvirginiana) impacted by humans and snow coverCanadian Journal of Zoology. Volume 96(2): 107-115

Walsh's advisor, Professor Priscilla Tucker, coauthored the paper. Walsh was presented with a certificate signed by Professor Patricia Wittkopp, associate chair for graduate studies, and Professor Diarmaid Ó Foighil, EEB chair. She also receives a $30 book store gift card.