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Friday

August 19, 2016 4:01 pm

Nathan Stephansky ’17 blogs from summer REU at Harvard Forest

Nathan Stephansky ’17 blogs from summer REU at Harvard Forest

Biology major Nathan Stephansky ’17 spent the summer doing an REU internship at Harvard Forest in conjunction with Professor Brett…

Friday

August 19, 2016 3:45 pm

Biology welcomes Andrew Mountcastle as our new functional morphologist

Biology welcomes Andrew Mountcastle as our new functional morphologist

The Department of Biology is very pleased to welcome Dr. Andrew Mountcastle as our newest tenure-track faculty member. A functional…

Friday

February 5, 2016 3:22 pm

Prof. Brett Huggett shares $629k NSF grant to study effects of drought on water transport tissues in trees

Prof. Brett Huggett shares $629k NSF grant to study effects of drought on water transport tissues in trees

Dr. Brett Huggett, Assistant Professor of Biology, was recently awarded an NSF grant of $629,000 as co-PI with his colleague,…

Friday

January 8, 2016 3:16 pm

Anthropology – Biology Joint Seminar

Anthropology – Biology Joint Seminar

Hope for Gorillas in War-Torn Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo a talk by Dr. Sonya Kahlenberg Former Visiting Member of…

Thursday

January 7, 2016 10:18 am

Dendrology class develops campus tree website

Dendrology class develops campus tree website

Students in BIES 271 (Dendrology) worked with Biology Prof. Brett Huggett to inventory and bar code tag all the trees…

Wednesday

November 4, 2015 8:37 am

Juniors – Class of 2017 – Capstone Planning Meeting Set

Juniors – Class of 2017 – Capstone Planning Meeting Set

CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE PLANNING MEETING AND DEADLINES The time is approaching for planning your senior capstone experience! The Biology Department will…

Monday

October 5, 2015 10:41 am

Dr. Ryan Bavis Ascends to Chair of Biology Department

Dr. Ryan Bavis Ascends to Chair of Biology Department

Dr. Ryan Bavis, Professor of Biology, became the new chair of the Biology Department beginning on August 1, 2015. A…

Friday

October 2, 2015 3:16 pm

Plant Blogs – Bio 117 – White Pine

Plant Blogs – Bio 117 – White Pine

White Pine Posted by: Sarah Douglas Scientific Name: Pinus strobus Linnæus Family: Pinaceae Common Name: White Pine White Pine, which…

Friday

October 2, 2015 9:55 am

Plant Blogs – Bio 117 – Witch Hazel

Plant Blogs – Bio 117 – Witch Hazel

By Henry Finkelstein Witch Hazel (Hamamelis ovalis) Family: Hamamelidaceae Photograph source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hortoris/4348323081/     Identifying Traits: Classified as a shrub,…

Tuesday

September 22, 2015 12:41 pm

Plant Blogs – Bio 117 – Corn

Plant Blogs – Bio 117 – Corn

Corn Author: Isa Barrengos Common name: Corn Scientific name: Zea mays Corn is a sturdy stalk in the Poaceae family…