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Biology Department

Our most recent news is below. You can check out our archived newsletters for additional information about the Biology Department, too. 

Olga Lakela

Discovery in a New World

April 13, 2020

From Finland to the U.S., a student becomes a teacher.
Angelique Bernik

Double Duty: UMD Student and Hospital Worker

April 3, 2020

In the center of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jessica Savage

Jessica Savage Honored with NSF Career Award

February 17, 2020

The National Science Foundation Career Award will provide a significant boost to Dr. Savage's research goals.
Swenson Science Building at UMD

UMD Professor Joins Nature Conservancy Board

February 6, 2020

The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin welcomes Dr. Thomas Hrabik to its Board of Trustees.
Matt Rigdon watching the sunrise

Hard Work Pays Off

January 6, 2020

Biology major credits a scholarship for a life-changing study abroad program.
Blake Faustee

Recent Graduate Wins Research Award

December 11, 2019

Congratulations to one of the Biology Department's recent graduates Blake Fauskee for winning a 2019 ASPT undergraduate research prize.
Students looking at plankton

Ecology Lab Featured on Kare 11

November 22, 2019

Lake Superior is warming and students and faculty at UMD are exploring the effects of this change.
Nora Curtis

Looking Back, Moving Forward

February 18, 2019

Honoring the oral history of anti-racist activists.

Lessons from the Woods

November 16, 2018

Alumnus Bryan Wood turned a passion for the outdoors into a career.
Spiny Flea

Stopping the spiny waterflea

November 12, 2018

A tiny invader is quietly undermining the base of the food chain for fish in our lakes.


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