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Congratulations to Amanda Curtis for being awarded a Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the UIUC Graduate College!

Kevin Neumann was awarded a Graduate College Dissertation Travel Grant to support his fieldwork in Alaska. Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following PEEC students for receiving 2021 SIB Graduate Student Awards:

  • Robert Emerson Memorial Award: Amanda Curtis
  • Isabel Norton Award: Joe Edwards
  • Lebus Graduate Scholar Awards: Sarah Winnicki
  • Harley J. Van Cleave Research Awards: Sulagna Chakraborty and Kevin Neumann
  • Francis M. and Harlie M. Clark Research Support Grants:
      Maria Cox, Qihong Dai, Ratna Karatgi, and Derek McFarland
  • Herbert Holdsworth Ross Memorial Awards: Joe Edwards
  • Graduate Students in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Symposium Awards:
      Kira Long and Kevin Neumann

Congratulations to Tolulope Perrin-Stowe for receiving the Stephen J. O'Brien Award for 2021, chosen by the Council of the American Genetic Association!

PEEC PhD student Sarah Winnicki was recently featured on the American Birding Association podcast, where they discussed the villainization of the Brown-headed Cowbird! Listen to the recording here:

Congratulations to the following PEEC students for being named on the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students during the Fall 2020 semester!

  • Amanda Curtis
  • Joe Edwards
  • Kira Long
  • Taylor McClellan
  • Gabriel Price
  • Katey Strailey
  • Sarai Stuart

PhD student Sarah Winnicki was awarded a Graduate College Dissertation Travel Grant to support local fieldwork investigating parental care affects hormone content and embryonic development in bird eggs. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Stephany Virrueta Herrera on winning an Outstanding Presentation Award at the 2020 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Virtual Conference!

A pop-science article was recently published based on research conducted by PEEC student Gabe Price! The article can be found here.

Sulagna Chakraborty was selected as recipient of the Special Recognition in Graduate Student Leadership Award, sponsored by the Graduate College. Congratulations, Sulagna!

Congratulations to Beryl Jones, the 2019 recipient of the George C. Eikwort Student Research Award!

Sana Saboowala, a graduate student in PEEC, won the People's Choice Award at the Graduate College Research Live! Competition with her presentation "Investigating the biological effects of historical trauma in South Asia." Research Live! is an annual event that invites graduate students from all disciplines to celebrate their work and hone their presentation skills. Sana was one of thirteen talented graduate students who presented their work in the final round of the Research Live! competition.

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