The Ecology Graduate Group at UCDavis, according to the US News and World Report's 2007 graduate program rankings, is 1st in the nation in ecology/evolutionary biology! The UC Davis Graduate Group in Ecology (GGE) is a diverse and dynamic group of ~200 students and 125 faculty from 24 different departments/ units on campus. With the largest and most comprehensive ecology graduate training group of its kind, GGE offers unparalleled diversity and depth in course work and research opportunities. Offering both Master's and PhD degrees, the Graduate Group is organized into nine areas of emphasis that include both basic and applied ecology. The GGE defines ecology broadly to span scales from genes to landscapes and explicitly includes human ecology and policy.