News & Events

Fall Research Symposium

Another great poster symposium on September 10, 2015!  Fifty-six science students showed off their summer research findings, and 23 of them were majors within the Biology Department.  See a list of students and their poster titles (with Biology students highlighted).

 Commencement 2015

Sunday, May 17 was Commencement Day for the Class of 2015--the largest Biology class in recent memory, with 83 graduates.  Congratulations to all of you!  See a list of our graduates and pictures from commencement.

 Biology Department Picnic

Our annual Biology Picnic was held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, and it was a great day.  Everyone seemed to have a fun time!  Chair Alyce DeMarais, assisted by Stacey Weiss, announced the biology awards.  Congratulations to all the winners (see below)!

Here is this year's senior picture:

 2015 Biology Award Winners

Gordon D. Alcorn Award for Outstanding Biology Senior:
Liz Berg

Beverly Pierson Research Engagement Award:
Drew Anderson

Honors in Biology:
Drew Anderson
Emily Brown
Ryan Cruz
Noah David
Allison Drummond
Alison Goo
Emilie Kurth
Christopher Large
Stephan Raiders

University Honors:
Liz Berg
Annaleise Conway
Madison Cox
Dylan Farnsworth
Aree Freed
Katie Frye
Ava Garrison
Heidi Henderson
Alix Melton
Max Mirande
Kelton Mock
Kara Sherva
Grete Slaugh
Corinne Straube
Laura Sudmeier
Gracie Thompson

Outstanding Symposium Presentation:
Drew Anderson

Outstanding Instructor Assistant:
Annaleise Conway
Aree Freed
Maddie Janssen

James and Barbara Snow Scholarship:
Macaulie Casey
Dominic Skinner

Outstanding Sophomore Award:
Zuri Johnson
Megan Reich

Outstanding First-Year Student Award:
Rose Triolo