Department News

2017-05-10

Congratulations to Master's student, Kelsi Rutledge, for earning the Best Student Fisheries Poster Award from the Southern California District of the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB)

Congratulations to Kelsi Rutledge for earning the Best Student Fisheries Poster Award from the Southern California district of the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB). Kelsi a first-year master’s student in the Buth lab and is the 9th EEB graduate student to win the award since its beginnings in 1991.



2017-04-28

Professor Dan Blumstein Featured on the National Geographic Webpage

Whistling Caterpillars and 5 More Surprisingly Musical Species.



2017-04-27

2017 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research winners

UCLA's undergraduates Adrienne Uhlyarik, Deven Patel, and Alexa Sheldon’s EEB paper was the first place winner of this year’s 2017 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research in the Sciences category. Adrienne, Deven, and Alexa are recognized for their paper "Raiding and Foraging Behavior of Megaponera analis in the Dja Biosphere Reserve of Cameroon." Their instructor sponsor was Greg Grether. This year, competition for the Library Prize was stiff, and each application went through a rigorous judging process. There were many more outstanding projects than prizes to award. The prize includes a monetary award of $700, funded by UCLA alumna Ruth Simon. Adrienne, Deven, and Alexa will be recognized at this year's Library Prize for Undergraduate research award ceremony and reception.
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2017-04-25

Professor Noa Pinter-Wollman featured in Nature

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2017-04-19

Professor Kirk Lohmueller and lab published in PNAS

Professor Kirk Lohmueller, Christian Huber, postdoc; Bernard Kim, EEB grad student; and Clare Marsden, Asst Proj Scientist of the Lohmueller lab are published in PNAS.



2017-04-18

Professor Blumstein is published in Science

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2017-04-14

MS Student, Jessica Arriens win DACOR Bacon House Foundations Sounitza Fellowship for the Study of International Affairs

MS students, Jessica Arriens (Smith lab), wins a $10K tuition fellowship the DACOR Bacon House Foundation’s Sounitza Fellowship for the Study of International Affairs. This fellowship is awarded to one UCLA master’s student once every three years to someone seeking a career in some aspect of international affairs such as a language, conflict resolution, international economics, or environmental science.



2017-04-11

Professor Blaire Van Valkenburgh and EEB grad students Caitlin Brown and Mairin Balisi published in Nature

For full articles, please visit New Scientist and NY Times.

Research has also been featured in the UCLA Newsroom.



2017-03-24

Professors Tom Smith and Greg Grether featured in the UCLA Newsroom

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2017-03-07

Professor Lawren Sack and Graduate student, Grace John featured in the the UCLA Newsroom

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