EES/SBE/CCI PhD student Alessandro Mereghetti awarded NSF Arctic Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

PhD student Alessandro Mereghetti has been awarded an NSF Arctic DDRIG: Assessing the impacts of Pleistocene megaherbivores n vegetation stability and resilience in the Arctic ($56,118). This will support his upcoming fieldwork in Alaska, using ancient DNA to reconstruct the last 120,000 years around Squirrel Lake in the Kotzebue Sound region. Congratulations, Alessandro!

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PhD students leading moonlight walk at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge Dec 8

SBE/EES PhD students Kenzie Roeder and Eric Brown will be leading a moonlight walk at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road, Gate 1, Old Town, to raise some funds and do some educational outreach on their thermography research. Join them this Thursday, Dec 8 at 6:30 pm. Adults $15, Youth and Students, $10. […]

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SBE Assistant Professor Víctor Ortega-Jiménez featured in New York Times and Science News for PNAS paper on the amazing aeronautics of springtails

Read the PNAS paper, Directional takeoff, aerial righting, and adhesion landing of semiaquatic springtails, here: Read the New York Times article, and watch some impressive videos here: And read the Science News story with video here:

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