News & Events

Here are some of the Biology Department's most notable annual events. For the most up-to-date news, photos, and more, check out the Biology FaceBook Page!

Biology Department Awards Picnic

The Biology Awards Picnic was held on Wednesday, May 7, 2018, and this year we had wonderful weather, great food, and lots of fun as always.  Chair Andreas Madlung, assisted by Leslie Saucedo, announced the biology awards.  Congratulations to all the winners (see below)!

Here is this year's senior picture:
Class of 2018 group photo

2018 Biology Award Winners

Gordon D. Alcorn Award for Outstanding Biology Senior:
Lily O'Connor

Beverly Pierson Research Engagement Award:
Heather Foote
Robyn Thomas

Honors in Biology:
Bridget Alexander
Hannah Collier
Danielle Dixon
Kaitlyn Finlayson
Alex Lee
Sonya Maple
McKinley Nevins
Robyn Thomas
Jeremy Wood

University Honors:
Carly Baxter
Emma Didier
Heather Foote
Emma Goldblatt
Tiare Gill
Paul Huffman
Curtis Mraz
Lily O'Connor
Elise Phillips
Elaine Schanzer
Mairan Smith
Rose Triolo

Outstanding Symposium Presentation:
Tiare Gill
McKinley Nevins

Outstanding Instructor Assistant:
Elise Phillips

Outstanding Sophomore Award:
Theresa Proctor
Erin Stewart

Outstanding First-Year Student Award:
Anneke Fleming
Sean Grealish
Cambria Kasten
Bethany Llewellyn


Fall Research Symposium

Another great poster symposium on September 7, 2017!  Sixty-seven science students showed off their summer research findings, and 31 of them were majors within the Biology Department.  See a list of students and their poster titles (with Biology students highlighted).


Commencement 2018

Congratulations to the Biology Class of 2018!  Sunday, May 13 was Commencement Day for the 83 members of the class. Check out some photos of our graduates on the Biology FaceBook Page!