Biology Department

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.


Program Gives Students the Edge in Biomedical Research

Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Laura Blasnitz is pretty sure she won’t cure cancer. But she’s hoping her summer research experience will eventually lead to a career where her contributions are important.

Students Dive Into Summer Studies

This week NWU biology students are practicing their diving skills in the campus swimming pool. Next week they’ll put those skills to the test on the northwest coast of Roatan, Honduras where they will experience 30 miles of fringing barrier reefs, seagrass beds, mangroves and shoreline.


Firsthand Research: Tropical Biology Class Takes Students to Costa Rica

Nebraska Wesleyan students interested in tropical biology are easily intrigued by their textbook readings and classroom instruction on the topic. But relocating the class to Costa Rica for three weeks often solidifies their interest.