EcoBreak is an informal seminar designed for exchange of ideas between students and faculty in ecology, through the presentation of research, discussion, and good company.

EcoBreaks will be held every Tuesday at 11:30am in 332 Life Science. All are are welcome.

If you want to sign up to present or bring refreshments, contact  Dr. Kevin McCluney.

Presenters, please remember to:

  • Introduce yourself--include status in graduate program or affiliation
  • Describe the purpose of the talk; i.e., is it practice for a conference, or a discussion of ideas?
  • Put your work in a larger ecological context


Date Presenter Title
8/26/2014 Kevin McCluney Introduce & Organize
9/2/2014 Sara Lahman Untitled
9/9/2014 Karen Sirum (tentative) Teaching biology through active learning & inquiry
9/16/2014 Kevin McCluney/TBD Presentation skills for scientists
9/23/2014 Alyssa DIetz Untitled
9/30/2014 New Grad Students Past & Plans
10/7/2014 TBD Untitled
10/14/2014 New Grad Students Past & Plans
10/21/2014 TBD Untitled
10/28/2014 Rich Budnik Untitled
11/4/2014 Jake Graving Untitled
11/18/2014 Andy Gregory Untitled
11/25/2014 TBD Untitled
12/2/2014 TBD Untitled
12/9/2014 Jake Miller Untitled


Ecobreak seminars are still being added. Dr. McCluney will continue to update his lab website as new guests/topics are added.