The biology department provides an outstanding and rigorous classroom- and laboratory- based education to majors and non-majors and is committed to developing and supporting interdisciplinary innovations. The department places a high value on developing skills in critical thinking, collaborative work, communication, and problem solving, while also fostering the values of integrity, responsibility, and empathy for other organisms. Promoting science as an integral part of the liberal arts, students are prepared for careers addressing societal challenges. A broad biological foundation combined with opportunities for exploration of specific areas is emphasized.
Alumna Molly Bernhard receives 2013 Charles Barkley Health Disparities Award
May 8, 2013
Molly Bernhard (Biology, C'09 ) has received the 2013 Charles Barkley Health Disparities Investigator Award and the 2013 Outstanding Masters Student award for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health.
Evans and Keen publish St. Catherines Island hickory research
May 2, 2013
Eric Keen '08 and Biology Professor Jon Evans recently published the results from an 11 year study of pignut hickory regeneration failure on St. Catherines Island, GA.
Biology senior majors present honors theses
April 29, 2013
Senior Honors Theses were presented by Biology and Ecology & Biodiversity majors at this year's Scholarship Sewanee oral presentation session.