News & Announcements

Honors/Summer Info Session, February 2021

This year’s Honors & Summer Research Info session will be on Monday, February 15 at 10:00am EDT (ZOOM link).  At this info session, Biology Majors can learn about honors research opportunities and/or summer research directly from faculty who will be taking students.  Note: the deadline to apply to… Continue reading »

Luana Maroja Wins NSF Grant to Study the Formation of New Species

Maroja’s project, titled “The Evolution and Maintenance of Variable Species Boundaries,” combines field work with new technology to increase understanding of how speciation—the process through which new species are formed and a fundamental driver of biodiversity—takes place. Working with a complex of field cricket species, with a focus on two local species, the project will also involve measurement of behavior and other traits related to mate choice as well as collection and analyses of genomic data. Continue reading »

Class of 2020 Biology Graduation Ceremony

Biology majors from the Class of 2020 were awarded their degrees on June 7 in a Zoom-based ceremony hosted by the Biology Department.  The ceremony includes 1) speeches by graduating seniors Chloe Henderson and Eugene Cho; 2) Biology highlights from the year from Biology Dept Chair Lois Banta; 3)… Continue reading »

Honors and Summer Research Open House

Full document:  Honors Research Open House 2020 The deadline to apply to the honors program and/or the summer research program is February 7th.  Information and applications can be found here.  There will be an open house and information session for those… Continue reading »