News & Events

Commencement 2016

Congratulations to the Biology Class of 2016!  Sunday, May 15 was Commencement Day for the 72 members of the class.  See a list of our graduates and pictures from commencement.

Biology Department Picnic

The Biology Awards Picnic was held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 this year, and as always it was lots of fun. Chair Alyce DeMarais, assisted by Leslie Saucedo, announced the biology awards.  Congratulations to all the winners (see below)!

Here is this year's senior picture:

 2016 Biology Award Winners

Gordon D. Alcorn Award for Outstanding Biology Senior:
Carson Lyness

Beverly Pierson Research Engagement Award:
Nicholas Lyon
Dominic Skinner

Honors in Biology:
Macaulie Casey
Brianna Greenwood
Ruth Isenberg
Nicholas Lyon
Olivia Mitchell
Dominic Skinner
Kailee Weiler

University Honors:
Amalia Acorda-Fey
Lucy Banta
Cheyenne Dewey
Brian Freeman
Madeleine Gathman
Sam Hain
Carson Lyness
Kieran O'Neil
Haila Schultz
Lexy Woods

Outstanding Symposium Presentation:
Natalie Balkam
Kailee Weiler

Outstanding Instructor Assistant:
Andrew Langtry
Kiona Parker

Outstanding Sophomore Award:
Hannah Collier
James DeJesus

Outstanding First-Year Student Award:
Elena Fulton

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).