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A science building for the 21st century: Cordley Hall to undergo renovation

Renovations to Cordley Hall – home to Integrative Biology and Botany and Plant Pathology – will begin this summer. When the project is complete in 2024, Cordley Hall will be transformed into a welcoming, attractive academic home for the thousands of students the two departments service each term.

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Faculty and Staff

Celebrating teaching and advising excellence

The College of Science celebrated its 2020 Winter Teaching and Advising Awards with faculty, advisors and students on February 13 to recognize exceptional teaching and advising, both areas of distinction in the College. 

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Biomedical Science

Demystifying coronavirus: Is it a pandemic and other questions answered

Ecologist Benjamin Dalziel discusses the novel coronavirus outbreak and transmission and its ramifications for all of us.

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Integrative Biology

Fossilized insect from 100 million years ago is oldest record of primitive bee with pollen

The findings shed new light on the early days of bees and the diversification of flowering plants.

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Student Success

Building student success: Peer-to-peer learning garners crucial support from science alumni

The Learning Assistant program in the College of Science has reduced the drop-fail-withdrawal rate in several key courses by half and has become a model for other colleges at the university.

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Integrative Biology

Bridging the communication gap between scientists and the public

Effective communication can be a critical tool to ensure one's science discoveries translate to real-world breakthroughs and influence policy makers.

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Student Success

Lowering fail rates and fostering student success in introductory biology

Integrative Biology faculty have transformed instructional strategies to improve student learning and performance in the introductory Principles of Biology courses.

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Integrative Biology

Science Professional Pursuits Program helped zoology major jumpstart her career

Taylor Robinson (’19) credits the SP3 program with teaching her practically how to be her best, most confident self in the job market.

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Integrative Biology

Mentoring and career coaching lead to a fascinating career path in genetics counseling

The Science Professional Pursuits Program helped biology graduate Jade Sentker find her career path through 1-on-1 coaching, skill-building for job search and interview preparedness.

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Integrative Biology

Eminent zoologist named 2019 AAAS Fellow

Robert Mason, professor of integrative biology, has become a new Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Faculty and Staff

Fall awards: Celebrating excellence in research and administration

The College of Science celebrated research and administrative excellence at its 2019 Fall Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony.

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Integrative Biology

First online zoology bachelor’s degree ensures access for all

The College of Science is proud to announce the launch of the nation’s first online bachelor’s degree in zoology.