Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior

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How the world is - and is becoming



EEB is our intellectual home

Our work spans a breathtaking swath of life, across the globe from molecules to the biosphere. We study and teach biodiversity's origins and maintenance across many disciplines. We're inspired by the community we make.

Change -- from seconds to millennia -- is our common quest.




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EEB members work on a range of basic and applied research questions to understand and predict life in a changing world.



EEB offers a welcoming but rigorous training environment to prepare graduate students for a diversity of careers.



The combination of scholarly activities, supportive programming and funding, and a vibrant social life opens doors to new ideas and exciting challenges.



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69 Core Faculty

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102 Grad Students

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31 Postdocs

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500+ Alumni




Markers of Excellence

19 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows 

17 MSU University Distinguished Graduate Fellows 

11 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows 

11 National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Awardees 

6 Ecological Society of America Fellows and Early Career Fellows 

American Academy for Arts and Sciences Members 

3 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows 



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Postdoctoral Fellowship

EEB offers a competetive postdoctoral fellowship program
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Grad Group

Our EEB grads are active in research, outreach, and networking
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Seed Grants

EEB supports the development of new ideas and collaborations
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