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Faculty news

Dr. David Patterson received prestigeous AAAS Award.

Dr. Jim Fogleman combines passions for teaching and diving.

The department mourns the passing of Dr. Jim Platt.

Dr. Schuyler van Engelenburg is first DU researcher to receive the Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award.

Dr. Schuyler van Engelenburg


Dr. Nancy Lorenzon received the prestigious William T. Driscoll Master Educator Award for 2015-2016.

Dr. Nancy Lorenzon at 2016 Pioneer Awards

Dr. Lorenzon and husband, Lance at the ceremony.  

Dr. Lorenzon was also named Faculty Advisor of the Year for 2015-2016.

Dr. Nancy Lorenzon receives Faculty Advisor of the Year

student news

Pre-Health Students learn about Health Disparities in Denver

Kylee Grenis, PhD in Ecology & Evolution ('16) goes from Moths to Mosquitos

NSF grant awarded to Whitley Lehto, PhD candidate, for epigenetic research with Stickleback fish

MS Candidate Laurel Cepero uses NSF grant to study influence of wildfires on insect communities

Angus Kitchell ('16) on why he chose DU and an ecology degree...

2015-2016 Undergraduate Department Award winners

2015-2016 Undergraduate Award Recipients

(L-R) Driscoll Award-Brian Ketterman; Zeiner Award-Jessica Holsopple; Elzi Award-Ryan Calkins; Shubert Award-Eva Horna Lowell

2015-2016 Graduate Award winners

2016 Outstanding GTA Award Recipient

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award-Emily Wilkinson (with lab director/GTA Supervisor, Dr. Kristin Andrud); Shubert Graduate Fellowship - Elizabeth Barnes and Lisa Clark (not shown)