University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
College of Biological Sciences


David Tilman, Regents' Professor and McKnight Presidential Chair in Ecology, has received a 2014 Balzan Prize in recognition of his outstanding scholarly contributions in ecology. The international award comes with an $800,000 prize, half of which is to support young researchers working with Tilman. He is a past winner of the Heineken Prize and the a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Read the full announcement at CBS Connect

In July Tilman was awarded the Premi Ramon Margalef Award for Ecology by the Spanish state of Catalonia. The award was created in honor of ecologist Dr. Ramon Margalef. The selection committee noted Tilman’s leadership and the many new ideas he has introduced, saying: “his research has opened up new ways of study which have been followed by many ecologists who are his intellectual children.”  Read the full announcement at CBS Connect



Cedar Creek is accepting applications for Plant Community Ecology Internships and Prescribed Burn Technicians for the 2015 field season which begins next spring.  See our Employment page for more information.






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