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9th Annual College of Science Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Posted: February 27, 2019 at 5:37 pm

ATTENTION UNDERGRADUATES AND FACULTY MENTORS PLEASE SEE THE ANNOUNCEMENT BELOW Dear students, On behalf of the College of Science and STEM Accelerator, I am pleased to announce the Call for Posters for the 9th Annual College of Science Undergraduate Research Colloquium.  The purpose of this event is to showcase the variety of undergraduate research projects in […]

5th Annual Science Slam 2018-19

Posted: November 7, 2018 at 7:48 pm, Last Updated: December 21, 2018 at 4:42 pm

Science Slam is the College of Science (COS) student researcher communication competition. Apply ASAP to be considered for one of the remaining preliminary rounds where you are eligible for up to $250. —> APPLY TO BE A SLAMMER Enjoy free food and geek out with your friends, classmates, and department as they compete for the 2018-19 […]

2018 Student and Faculty Award Recipients

Posted: May 18, 2018 at 1:11 am

Congratulations to all of the award winners on their accomplishments! See the list of winners here: View the program from the 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony here:

Changes in Biology General Education Courses begins Spring 2018

Posted: November 10, 2017 at 6:02 pm, Last Updated: November 10, 2017 at 6:15 pm

For at least 45 years, Biology has offered the sequence BIOL 103-104 to satisfy the university general education requirement for a laboratory science.  Some time ago, the university general education core requirements (Mason Core) changed such that the minimum requirement for students was one course with a laboratory and a second course with or without […]

Department of Biology at the COS #ScienceConnect Open House

Posted: September 12, 2017 at 7:50 pm


Research on avian song gets global publicity for PhD student Katherine Gentry

Posted: April 26, 2017 at 8:06 pm, Last Updated: April 28, 2017 at 4:34 pm

Katherine Gentry of the Department of Environmental Science and Policy is a PhD student studying under Dr. David Luther of the Department of Biology.  Her graduate research on avian song plasticity adjustments to traffic noise in Washington, DC recently made the news in Canada and Spain. Please visit the links below to learn more about her […]