Biology Department

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.


Goldwater Scholarship Opens Door to Senior's Graduate School Opportunities

Two years ago Lindsey Jones received a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship to help enhance her knowledge and experience in science.


Biology Professor Researching Biodiversity in England

Cody Arenz, Associate Professor of Biology, is on sabbatical for a year in Devon, England.


Science Students Earn National Research Presentation Honors

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students were recently honored for their research presentations at national science conferences.


Biology Professor Says Pollen is "Early and Bad"

Don’t blame the trees for your watery eyes and runny nose.


Medical Expert Shares Latest Invention for Burn Victims; Watch Webcast

Nebraska Wesleyan University kicked off its spring Forum Lecture Series with an expert on regenerative medicine who discussed his latest invention — a spray-cell gun for burn victims.


Internships in Nation's Capital Reaffirm Biology Student's Passion for Medicine

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Ben Wiese knows he wants to be a doctor someday.


Biology Major Receives UNMC's Highest Honor For Undergraduate Research

A Nebraska Wesleyan senior biology student has been awarded the University of Nebraska Medical Center's (UNMC) highest honor for undergraduate research presentations at the Nebraska Academy of Scie

Biology Students Earn Top Honors at Undergraduate Research Conference

Eight Nebraska Wesleyan University biology students have returned from the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference where two NWU students received top honors.


Goldwater Scholar Fueled By Science And Discovery

Ever since she was 8-years-old, Lindsey Jones wanted to be a doctor.