Tag: Department of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Employer Tour Connects Students with Local Employers

Biological Sciences Employer Tour Connects Students with Local Employers

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Biological Sciences students received a first-hand look at opportunities and careers in the field through the Biological Sciences Employer Tour sponsored by the Career Planning & Development Center and faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences. The April 13 tour provided students with an important professional learning experience. Students took their classroom education on the […]

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Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grants: Spring 2015 recipients announced, Summer/Fall applications due April 13

Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grants: Spring 2015 recipients announced, Summer/Fall applications due April 13

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost and Office of Academic Affairs are pleased to announce that proposals are now being accepted from students for the Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program for funding to be used in the Summer/Fall 2015 semesters. The deadline for applications has been extended to April 13. “Thanks to committed faculty members […]

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$1 Million Donation Creates Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences

$1 Million Donation Creates Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Larry and Jinny Browning have donated $1 million to Webster University to establish the Laurance L. Browning, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences. The person hired for that new position will be tasked with elevating the study of biology in the community. “This gift is an important step […]

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Snapshots: Biology, Math/Computer Science, Audio represent Webster at local STEM Extravaganza

Snapshots: Biology, Math/Computer Science, Audio represent Webster at local STEM Extravaganza

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Webster University was well represented at the 2015 STEM Extravaganza at Hazelwood Central High School last weekend by representatives from the departments of Audio Production Audio Aesthetics & Technology (led by department chair Barry Hufker), Math and Computer Science (John Aleshunas) and Biological Sciences (Victoria Brown-Kennerly and Stephanie Schroeder). The event drew approximately 1,000 K-12 […]

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Department of Biological Sciences: Senior Thesis Presentations Dec. 12

Department of Biological Sciences: Senior Thesis Presentations Dec. 12

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Biological Sciences invites the Webster University community to attend their student senior thesis presentations Friday, Dec. 12. The presentations will take place from noon-4 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 263. Scheduled times, presenters and topics: 12 p.m. Colleen Walsh Techniques for assessing anaerobic diversity in freshwater systems 12:30 p.m. Katherine Young […]

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Around Webster: Geneva Doctorates; McElwee Piece Opens Public Media Commons; Student Chemistry Research; Ruzicka at NEA Network

Around Webster: Geneva Doctorates; McElwee Piece Opens Public Media Commons; Student Chemistry Research; Ruzicka at NEA Network

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Three Geneva Faculty Awarded Doctorates Three faculty members at Webster University Geneva were awarded doctorates earlier this year, following research covering a variety of business topics at universities from France to Serbia. Viktor Polic, adjunct faculty of Computer Science at Webster Geneva, defended his […]

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Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentations: May 2

Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentations: May 2

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Biological Sciences invites the Webster University community to attend their student senior thesis presentations Friday, May 2. The talks will take place from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 252. For more information, please contact Mary Lai Preuss at marypreuss34@webster.edu. Scheduled times, presenters and topics of talks: […]

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Webster University, St. Louis Community College Enter Articulation Agreement for Biotechnology, Research Students

Webster University, St. Louis Community College Enter Articulation Agreement for Biotechnology, Research Students

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University and St. Louis Community College (STLCC) have entered into an articulation agreement that formalizes a process whereby students pursuing an AAS in Biotechnology at STLCC can easily transfer credits to earn a BS in Biological Sciences with an Emphasis in Research and Technology at Webster. According to Christina Gilbert, Transfer and Articulation coordinator […]

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Sustainability Speaker: Bees, Monarchs and Food Chain Restoration with Gary Nabhan

Sustainability Speaker: Bees, Monarchs and Food Chain Restoration with Gary Nabhan

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gary Nabhan will give a free lecture, “Food Chain Restoration: Recovering the Health of Bees and Monarchs in Our Food System,” on Webster University’s home campus Thursday, March 27, 7:30 p.m. in Sunnen Lounge. Nabhan is an internationally celebrated nature writer, food and farming activist, and proponent of conserving the links between biodiversity and cultural […]

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Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentations: Dec. 13

Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentations: Dec. 13

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Biological Sciences invites the Webster University community to attend their student senior thesis presentations Friday, Dec. 13. The talks will take place from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 252. For more information, please contact Mary Lai Preuss at marypreuss34@webster.edu. Scheduled times, presenters and topics of talks: […]

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