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CU Boulder students and researchers are studying Boulder's historical apple trees in the hopes of preserving one of the town's agricultural legacies.
EBIO student, Carley Rutledge, set out to document stories of everyday people and the effects a shifting climate has had on their lives. The cumulation of her interests in the sciences and film are summarized in her project, Hotspot Interviews.
Painted ladies, Vanessa cardui migration continues through Colorado their 70-mile swarm was detected by weather radar. Professor Jeff Mitton shares insight and photos of the migration.
You are what you eat, at least in the case of caterpillars. Tobin Hammer, an EBIO doctoral candidate's research was recently published demonstrating the scarcity of gut microbial communities in caterpillars. The findings were published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Fairy Circles are generally described to be circular patches of land, devoid of vegetation and lasting between 30 and 60 years. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology scientists Lauren Shoemaker, Nichole Barger and Holly Barnard visited Namibia on a two-week trip to better address the long-standing question - How and why do these unique patterns form?
Assistant Professor Erin Trip receives $2.9 million grant to begin digitally archiving more than 1.7 million plants across the southern Rocky Mountain range.
Undergraduate students in EBIO travel the world to conduct research with our faculty. Read more about their amazing stories and experiences.
EBIO graduate students are some of the most awarded and highly funded students in the College of Arts and Sciences. Read more about their work, research and experiences.
EBIO's disciplinary strengths include ecology, evolution, genetics, behavior, biology education research and systematics. Our research programs have relevance for global change, conservation biology, the spread of diseases, and revealing fundamental mechanisms underlying the structural and functional adaptations of organisms.
Our faculty specialize in many fields of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Interested in learning more? Visit the various research interests of our faculty.
Our faculty, students and researchers travel the world to conduct research in ecology and evolution. Learn more about their experiences and stories in our In the Field articles.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology courses prepare students with a wide breadth of skills. Students in EBIO are well-positioned to pursue graduate school (biology, medical, dental, law), and careers in research, science education, wildlife biology, conservation biology, data science, research management, environmental consulting and environmental law.
Multiple degree options in our program allow students a lot of flexibility in their education objectives. Check out our featured courses to read more about our course offerings.
Our coursework provides students with a core set of competencies and positions students to apply those skills with real-world significance. Learn more about the EBIO Learning Goals.