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2018 Annual E3B BBQ. Starting the academic year with great food, great conversation and great energy.

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E3B Chair Shahid Naeem, faculty and returning students welcome incoming MA and PhD students at the 2018 E3B Orientation


New paper by Ben Taylor and Duncan Menge out in NaturePlants shows that light regulates nfix more strongly than soil nitrogen in Pentaclethra macroloba symbioses in LaSelva


Dr. Don Melnick’s research on the worldwide effects of wildfires was recently featured in the current issue of The New York Times Opinion edition.

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Three Cheers for E3B alum/instructor Leo Douglas!! Dr. Douglas has been identified by the Council of The Institute of Jamaica for the Musgrave Medal award as distinguished eminence in the field of Science. The Musgrave Medal is Jamaica’s most prestigious honor for scholars in art, science and literature


Team work makes the dream work. Several members of the E3B community collaborated to research the effectiveness and accuracy of Logarithmic scales in presenting ecological data. This study was recently published in Nature Ecology and Evolution . Congratulations!!


E3B Instructor Dr. Leo Douglas took his Biodiversity Conservation class to a Patagonia store to learn about this sustainable clothing franchise and their revolutionary approach to profit based environmentalism and humanitarianism. See more here


We are delighted to acknowledge and congratulate E3B faculty members Dustin Rubenstein, Andres Bendesky and Deren Eaton whom were recently awarded grants via the Columbia provost: sTEAM Fellowship Program – A Team-based, Experiential Learning Research Program for Underrepresented Students (D. Rubenstein) and Principles & Practice in Modern Genomic Data Science (A. Bendesky, D. Eaton)

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