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Join us for the 5th Annual Biology Research Celebration!

Posted: October 5, 2017 at 1:57 pm

We are proud to announce the date for the 5th annual Biology Research Celebration. Please join us on December 5th when undergraduate Biology students showcase their Fall Research at the Center for the Arts! For more information about the event, or to participate, contact Dr. Grant at  Spread the word! This event is open to all […]

Join us for our Welcome Week Open House!

Posted: August 25, 2017 at 3:51 pm, Last Updated: August 25, 2017 at 4:08 pm

Come join us this Wednesday August 30th, anytime between 11am and 2pm for our Annual Welcome Week Event! Chat with your professors and advisors, Meet other Biology students! Enjoy Snacks and Music! First 75 attendees get a free tote! Don’t forget to tell your friends, #Welcome2Biology! For more info, email  

2017 Teaching Excellence Award: Dr. Kocache

Posted: April 17, 2017 at 4:43 pm, Last Updated: April 24, 2017 at 4:05 pm

On April 17th, 2017, the Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence held their annual award ceremony.  During the event, Dr. Malda Kocache was honored with the 2017 Teaching Excellence award. This is the first award of its kind awarded to a Biology Department faculty member since the Awards started in 1995. The Teaching Excellence Awards are given to a group […]

Two Week-Long Summer Course: Field Skills in Ecology at the Smithsonian Mason School of Conservation

Posted: March 7, 2017 at 9:24 am, Last Updated: March 7, 2017 at 9:30 am

Consider taking BIOL 440: Field Skills in Ecology at the Smithsonian Mason School of Conservation. Spend two weeks at the Front Royal campus for an  intensive classroom, field and lab-based experience, where you earn 4 credits in BIOL 440 in 2 weeks. This course is available in A and C sessions! For more information, contact […]

How to Access Your Online Advising Appointment

Posted: January 20, 2017 at 9:03 am, Last Updated: March 31, 2017 at 8:38 pm

There have been some updates on how to access you Online Advising appointment. See below for instructions. To make an appointment, check out the Appointment Scheduling page! You MUST be a declared biology major to access this feature! If you are a declared major but do not see this feature you must first see an adviser in person.   […]

Virongy Internship Available

Posted: November 14, 2016 at 2:35 pm, Last Updated: November 22, 2016 at 12:01 am

Dr. Yuntao Wu of the School of Systems Biology is inviting Biology students to apply for an internship in Virongy, his biotech company established to support research and clinical investigation. Dr. Wu will supervise the internship, and students are expected to gain R&D research experience in the Virongy laboratory in Innovation Park, which is across the […]