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EEOB Pizza Social Flier

Are you thinking about declaring the EEOB major or are you curious about EEOB? Join us for pizza and meet EEOB majors and professors Friday, May 6, 2022! The undergraduate committee is planning a Stop Day event for our EEOB major from 12 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2022. The event will…

Ceyda Kural

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Biodiversity Institute & KU Natural History Museum celebrated women in science on Saturday, March 26. Local scientists set up booths for the day, including Maggie Wagner, ecology and evolutionary biology assistant professor, and Ph.D. student Ceyda Kural…

Paulyn Cartwright

Paulyn Cartwright, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, shares what inspires her research and work, along with her goals for that research. Watch a video and read a story about how Cartwright uses her study subject, jellyfish and their relatives, to help understand the evolutionary biology of other animals. "My primary goal as an educator and as a researcher is to broaden participation in science," Cartwright said.

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