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Spineless, Ignored, Misunderstood: Perceptions of Animal Diversity in the UCD Community - First-Year Seminar Winter Quarter 2022

First-Year Seminars provides a lab like environment for instructors to test out new course ideas. That was just the case in a winter 2022 course developed by the College of Biological Science’s Faculty member Laci Gerhart-Barley and PhD candidate Hannah Nelson, “Spineless, Ignored, Misunderstood: Perceptions of Animal Diversity in the UCD Community”. A primary goal of the course was to help students break stereotypes in animal representation by studying animal diversity or lack thereof in media representation.

Two CBS Faculty and Project Scientist Honored for Teaching, Research and Service

The UC Davis Academic Senate and the Academic Federation recently announced their annual awards given to members for exceptional research, teaching and mentoring, and public service - Sebastian Schreiber, professor, Department of Evolution and Ecology, College of Biological Sciences, was recognized.

Biological Sciences and Evolutionary Biology Ranked Among Best Graduate Programs by U.S. News and World Report

UC Davis graduate and professional degree programs are recognized among the best in the country, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools. The updated rankings were released on Monday, March 28.

U.S. News ranks some disciplines annually and others periodically. The new rankings are for business, law, education, engineering, medicine, nursing, and science and mathematics disciplines.

AAAS Announces 2021 Fellows

Congratulations to Dr. Jay Stachowicz, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Evolution and Ecology, for being elected as a 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow.

EVE Faculty Members Susan Lott and Sebastian Schreiber Receive CBS Awards

EVE faculty members, Susan Lott, and Sebastian Schreiber, have received College of Biological Sciences (CBS) awards. Susan Lott received the 2020-2021 College of Biological Sciences Faculty Research Award. Sebastian Schreiber received the 2020-2021 CBS Faculty Teaching Award. Congratulations to both!

Naomi Murray, Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity Major, Wins the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Dean Keith Simonton Prize

Naomi Murray, an undergraduate student in the Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity major, working with EVE professor Dr. Jay Stachowicz, won the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Dean Keith Simonton Prize.  The award recognizes outstanding undergraduate students for their research, scholarship or creative activity tied to any academic subject and performed while at UC Davis.