Month: April 2018

Of two minds: VCU students share their experience as double majors

When it comes to choosing a major, many Virginia Commonwealth University undergraduates decide that two is better than one. Roughly 1,000 VCU students take on a second major. Full Article: “Of two minds: VCU students share their experience as double majors” at VCU News.

Biology Faculty & Staff Receive Multiple Awards and Honors at CHS Awards Ceremony

A staggering number of VCU Biology faculty and staff received various awards and honors at this year’s College of Humanities and Sciences Faculty & Staff Awards and Retirees Breakfast.  The awards and honorees are as follows: Chris Gough Excellence in Scholarship Award (Math/Science) Rachel Hill Distinguished Advising Award Hebing Liu Distinguished Adjunct Award Tim Millican […]

Biology Grad Student Awarded a Virginia Sea Grant Fellowship

Virginia Sea Grant announced that Benjamin Nettleton (pictured above on the right), an MS student in biology, was awarded a Commonwealth Coastal & Marine Policy Fellowship.  Nettleton will be partnered with The Nature Conservancy’s Virginia Coastal Reserve. Nettleton pursues his MS degree as a member of Assistant Professor Julie Zinnert’s Coastal Plant Ecology Lab.   […]

Summer Studies Faculty Read RateMyProfessor Reviews

Jonathan Moore, an Instructor in VCU Biology was among several faculty teaching summer courses this year who read RateMyProfessor reviews.  Moore will teach introduction to biological sciences II, ecology, a capstone seminar on animal behavior, and a new lab on animal behavior during this summer semester. Watch the video below via YouTube!

2 Biology Students Received Baldacci Student Experiential Learning Awards

On behalf of Interim Department Chair Bonnie Brown: The inaugural recipients of the College of Humanities and Sciences Baldacci Student Experiential Learning Endowed Fund grants (resulting from a generous gift from David and Michelle Baldacci) have today been announced and Department of Biology students received 2 of 12 awards! These awards give financial support to academically promising College of […]

2018 Awards Ceremony Honors Biology Students

On April 6th, the Department of Biology honored nine students at the annual College of Humanities and Sciences Award Ceremony.  The department recognizes these individuals for their outstanding work in their academic career, research, teaching, community contributions, and humanitarian efforts.  We congratulate these students and look forward to their continue excellence. 2018 Award Recipients Sravya […]