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Butterfly Survival Impacted by Migratory Environments

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Every winter, trees on high mountains in a small area northwest of Mexico City turn orange. Close inspection reveals branches filled with brilliantly colorful monarch butterflies, rather than…

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MSU’s Zipkin Named Early Career Fellow

Monday, February 6, 2017
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Elise Zipkin (photo above, right), an MSU assistant professor of integrative biology, has been named a 2017 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Zipkin is one…

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The Texas Butterfly Effect

Thursday, June 9, 2016
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How can scientists better understand summer monarch butterfly populations in the Midwest? Check spring weather in Texas. This information is just one of many insights that researchers from…

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Math + Ecology = A Variable Research Career

Friday, November 14, 2014
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Elise Zipkin, assistant professor of zoology, has combined her love of math and statistics with her passion for ecology to create a successful and highly rewarding career. While…

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