Quick Facts About the Biology Department
- Our faculty members work collaboratively with students on undergraduate research projects.
- Our undergraduates often travel internationally with our faculty to study, attend conferences, and conduct research. Some destinations include Antarctica, Africa, Austria, Bahamas, Belize, Canada, England, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, and Sweden.
- We have 11 new teaching laboratories in Magruder Hall, the University's science facility.
- Each full-time biology faculty member has a student-faculty collaborative research lab used to mentor undergraduate students in conducting scholarly work.
- The Biology Center is a student-centered area located by the biology faculty offices and research labs. This comfortable space is used for studying, collaborating, and socializing.
- Our largest lectures might have 72 students, and a majority of classes have only 20-50 students; many elective classes are as small as 8-10 students.
- Biology faculty members teach all of our lab sections, and our labs have 24 or fewer students.
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