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Our dynamic and award-winning faculty—from around the globe—mentor tomorrow's scientists, while also conducting research that is highly relevant to today's most significant questions in the biological sciences.

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The 230,000 sq. ft. Life Sciences Complex and its modern facilities—including a confocal microscope and five climate-controlled greenhouses—provide valuable tools for research and discovery, helping our faculty stay on the cusp of leading developments in the field of biology.

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The Biology undergraduate program is top-rate and flexible. Interested undergraduates also have opportunities for research and field work. Biology faculty advisors provide one-on-one guidance to MS and PhD students as they explore and refine their research interests.

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Parks Lab Gains New Insights into Surface, Acoustic Behaviors of Right Whales

Oct 24, 2018, 12:00 AM

In response to the dwindling number of North Atlantic right whales, researchers in the lab of Associate Professor Susan Parks have conducted a major study of the surface and acoustic behaviors of righ...

Professor James Hewett Appointed Director of Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute

Jul 6, 2018, 12:00 AM

College of Arts & Sciences Dean Karin Ruhlandt has appointed Associate Professor James Hewett as the new director of the Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute (FNSSI).   ...