Department Initiatives

Department initiatives

  • HHMI inclusive excellence interns

    • HHMI interns develop programs and practices that enhance inclusiveness

    • Current HHMI interns

      • Larissa Walker ‘22

      • Jazmin Martinez ‘23

    • Faculty mentors

      • Jocelyne Dolce 

      • Kristina Jones

 

  • Communications/Equity and Inclusion committee

    • Current Committee members

      • Melissa Beers

      • Jocelyne Dolce

      • Kristina Jones

      • Jackie Matthes

      • Kim O'Donnell

      • Sarah Schwartz

      • Flavia Mendonca

 

  • Welcoming new students with little or no high school preparation in quantitative reasoning and/or biology

    • We have recently created BISC110P to provide options for students to enter the Biology major without having taken QR140. This course has no prerequisites and can be taken by anyone regardless of high school preparation. The course offers extra support for students, including a weekly discussion session.

 

  • Work Study opportunities in the department

    • We provide funding for up to five work study students to work in faculty members research labs

 

  • Tutoring opportunities 

    • Biological Sciences offers students opportunities to assist fellow students taking biology courses through the Bio Cafe. Applications will be available in the spring.