Department of Biology

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

giant stingray tag and release

World’s largest freshwater fish found, released in the Cambodian Mekong River by Global Water Center team

International team now tracking the 661-pound giant freshwater stingray's movements to better understand, protect the species and key freshwater habitats

A crowd of people blurred in the foreground watch a presentation by a woman standing on a stage.

Celebrating award-winning students in the College of Science

This year, seven students won awards from the Board of Regents or the University.

team ready to release stingray

Recent expedition and monster fish rescue highlight Mekong River's global significance

Deep pools in Mekong River may be home to world's largest freshwater fish