Biology Department

Biology Professor Honored With University's Teaching Award

Angie McKinney begins every biology class with a warm hello and a smile.

Two Win Boren Scholarships to Study Critical Languages

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which will send them abroad for one year to develop language skills.

Experience at Volunteer Medical Clinic Helps Biology Major Find Her Vocation

“All I knew was I wanted to go to medical school, so everything was planned out for me. I had a path, so I felt I didn’t have to worry about the rest.”

When student Sarah White arrived at Nebraska Wesleyan, she knew she was going to study biology and become a medical doctor. But one class and an eager professor changed her perspective just weeks into her first semester.

JET Program Will Send Recent Biology Grad to Japan

Andrew Reuss first became interested in Japan as a middle school student.

 

National Biology Experiment Connects NWU Students to World’s Science Experts

When Ziomara Jurado and Nick Johnson stepped into their very first college biology class last August, they likely didn’t picture themselves presenting their research to the world’s top science professors just 10 months later.

 

Twins Selected for Fulbright Summer Institute

Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Matt Schmitt spent part of last summer digging in the dirt.

 

Biology Major Selected for Prestigious Summer Fulbright Program

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for one of the most prestigious selective summer scholarship programs in the world.

Biology Student Named Fulbright Summer Participant

A first-year biology student has been selected as a Fulbright summer institute participant.

 

Biology Professor Wins Faculty Teaching Award

Students in Garry Duncan’s biology classes are expected to come to class with their reading assignments and questions already completed.

 

NWU Alumna's Best Practices Drop Hospital UTI Rates by 70 Percent

Many hospitals have what you might call a dirty little secret. An estimated 1.7 million of their patients acquire infections while in their care each year. Those infections are connected to nearly 100,000 annual deaths. And a large portion of those health care-associated infections, or HAIs, can be prevented.

 

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