Current and Prospective Undergraduate Students

In Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB), students learn about how plants and animals interact, behave, evolve, and adapt, from the level of individual organisms to the population, community, and ecosystem levels. Click on an image below to explore just some of the areas of education and research opportunities available to undergraduate students in the EEB department.


Nature and environment, species interactions, behavior, competition


Natural selection, phylogenetics and systematics, adaptation, traits

Conservation Biology

Climate change, endangered species, habitat loss, invasive species, biodiversity


Botany, lichens, algae, mosses, flowers, conifers, plant-insect interactions


Zoology, birds, insects, fish, snakes, amphibians, mammals, parasites