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About BioFit

BioFit is a program offered by the University's College of Science. It is modeled after the BIOS program at Louisana State University.

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College of Science

WebsiteCollege of Science
Phone(775) 784-4591
Fax(775) 784-4592
Emailscience@unr.edu
Location Davidson Math and Science Center
Room 411
Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-0424
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What to Expect

BioFit in the News

The BioFit program was featured in the Reno Gazette-Journal and USA Today.

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ScienceFIT participants will:

  • Learn and review critical study skills, notetaking skills, learning strategies, and available campus resources for success
  • Become familiar with the University campus - where buildings are located, travel time, etc.
  • Become familiar with the University "classroom" setting, lecture and lab based learning, and exams
  • Work and study in groups with peers
  • Interact with University faculty, staff, and peer mentors
  • Become familiar with using on-line course components, technology, and resources such as WebCampus and clickers

Davidson Mathematics and Science Center

Although ScienceFIT students will spend time in classrooms throughout the campus during the program, the Davidson Mathematics & Science Center is a prominent building for the College of Science. It houses classrooms and science laboratory classrooms, the College of Science Dean's Office, and the Department of Mathematics & Statistics administrative offices.

Davidson Math & Science Center

Davidson Mathematics & Science Center

The Davidson Mathematics and Science Center provides an integrated and centralized 21st century environment for learning and research. Specifically, it has the following features:

  • 100,000-square-foot state-of-the-art teaching and research facility with mathematics and science wings.
  • The 464-seat Nell. J. Redfield Foundation Auditorium features a "walk-up, walk-out" stage that encourages lecturers to step down and interact with the audience whenever possible; stage area features three screens and mobile podium.
  • 27 modern laboratories, each with the capacity for 20 to 24 students, and four large classrooms, each with the capacity for 75 students.

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University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-

(775) 784-1110
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