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The Center for Quantitative Science (CQS) offers unique, interdisciplinary opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students interested in applying quantitative methods to biological and ecological issues.

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The Quantitative Ecology & Resource Management (QERM) program is a unique interdisciplinary graduate program designed for students interested in applying quantitative tools to ecological and resource management issues. Students receive intensive training in the application of statistical, mathematical, and decision sciences to terrestrial and aquatic ecology, natural resource management, biometrics, and mathematical biology.

The Center for Quantitative Science offers a minor for undergraduate students who are interested in applications of statistical and mathematical tools to problems in ecology, biology, renewable resource management, and the environment.
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The Q SCI courses are a series of math and statistics classes designed for students in biology or ecology-related sciences.
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Alumni Update: Dr. Eric L. Charnov

Theoretical Population Biology will be releasing a special issue in June, celebrating the journal’s 50th anniversary. Eric L. Charnov (graduated 1973), Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology of University of Utah and University of New Mexico, received special recognition in the special issue by the journal’s Editor-in-Chief for his 1976 paper titled, “Optimal foraging: The marginal value theorem.” This paper was part of his 1973 doctoral thesis. 

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