How to construct a “cold email” and meet with potential grad school or postdoc advisors

by Anat Belasen, herpetologist, evolutionary ecologist, Smith Conservation Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cornell University, U-M EEB Ph.D. alumnus 2019   From Anat M. Belasen, Ph.D. Blog Tis the season to send those anxiety-producing emails out to your science heroes!  I’ve gotten […]

PROJECT BIODIVERSIFY: We contain multitudes. Our courses should reflect this.

  From Small Pond Science  by Project Biodiversify We contain multitudes. Our courses should reflect this. We contain multitudes. Like an ecological niche, a person’s identity is composed of infinite dimensions that make up a person or group’s collective identity […]

Applying ecology in a southern Florida community, part two

by Alexis K. Heinz, 2017 ecology & evolutionary biology, woody plants graduate student instructor; 2019 master of science, conservation ecology & master of landscape architecture     Without enough time or resources to conduct rigorous data collection in addition to the lack of […]

Applying ecology in a southern Florida community, part one

by Alexis K. Heinz, 2017 ecology & evolutionary biology, woody plants graduate student instructor; 2019 master of science, conservation ecology & master of landscape architecture The ocean is almost eight miles to the west.   To explain the broader context, I have been […]