The Department of Biology is one of the premier teaching and research units on campus. Building a strong foundation in biology opens the door to a myriad of academic and career paths in the health and environmental science industries.

Recent news from the Department of Biology

A mountain chickadee perched on an evergreen tree branch.

The chickadee in the snowbank

A ‘canary in the coal mine’ for climate change in the Sierra Nevada mountains

Victoria Matthews in graduation attire

Grads of the Pack: Victoria Matthews

"I am a proud advocate and professional mentor in the fields of adolescence and disability."

Sam Stynen

Grads of the Pack: Sam Stynen, NevadaTeach Biology

“I love science, and what better way to share that love with others than through teaching.”