First Day of Classes, Fall 2019
Classes start on Tuesday, Aug 27. Check with instructors to find out if labs meet the first week (posted 07-25-19)
Friday Seminar Series
Nathan Upham, Yale University, will be presenting: “Querying the Mammalia tree of life: why are there so many rodents? And other (r)evolutionary questions.” Friday, Sep 20, at 3:30pm. Refreshments and meet the speaker at 4:30 pm. Open to the public. To view the upcoming speaker schedule, go here. (posted 08-26-19)
Master’s Degree in Biological Diversity
Our new Master’s degree program is now accepting applications. Go here for more information. (posted 03-06-19)
Dr. Theodora Pinou will conduct a symposium, “Exemplary Practices in Herpetological Education” at the Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists in July, 2020. (posted 08-25-19)
Jenny Kry (Biology ’18) and her faculty advisor, Dr. Joshua Cordeira, have published an article, “Binge-eating Behavior in Socially Isolated Female Mice” in the Journal of Young Investigators (JYI), based on her Advanced Sr. Research project. (posted 12-06-18)
Dr. Theodora Pinou and collaborators have published an article in Diatom Research entitled “Craspedostauros alatus sp. nov., a new diatom (Bacillariophyta) species found on museum sea turtle specimens“. (posted 11-13-18).
Dr. Neeta Connally and collaborators have published an article in the Journal of Medical Entomology entitled “Impact of Wearing and Washing/Drying of Permethrin-Treated Clothing on Their Contact Irritancy and Toxicity for Nymphal Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) Ticks“. (posted 10-16-18)
Dr. Edwin Wong has been awarded the Provost’s Award for Teaching and the Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Faculty Member award by the Student Government Association. (posted 09-19-18)
Dr. Rachel Prunier has been awarded the Board of Regents Faculty Research Award for WCSU. Congratulations! (posted 01-20-18)
Older News Items
Entomology Club is welcoming new members. For details, check out the club webpage or contact its adviser, Dr. Mitch Wagener
Herpetology Club is welcoming new members. For details, check out the club webpage or contact its adviser, Dr. Theodora Pinou.
Biology Club is welcoming new members. For details, check out the club webpage or contact its adviser, Dr. Ed Wong.