an e-newsletter for students and alumni of saint michael's biology department

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Informational session for students interested in environmental careers with Jim O’Brien '87, founder and owner of Vertex Inc., an international environmental consulting firm.  Third floor of Cheray Science Building, 4:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, April 17, 2008
Informational meeting for students considering enrolling in the Tropical Ecology Study Tour to Costa Rica for Winter break 2008-09.  Cheray Science Building Room 301 at 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Animal Behavior Class Research Poster Session.  Students in BI 260, Professor Valerie Banschbach’s Animal Behavior class, will present the results of their group research projects.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Farrell Room, Saint Edmund’s Hall, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Friday, May 2, 2008
Solving Environmental Problems First-Year Seminar Project Poster Session.  Students in Professor Valerie Banschbach (Biology) and Professor Robert Letovsky’s (Business Administration) FS 191: Solving Environmental Problems, will present their proposals for sustainable development projects.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Farrell Room, Saint Edmund’s Hall,  Noon until 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Biology Department Senior Honors Research presentations.  Senior Biology students will give oral presentations of their research projects.  Light refreshments will be provided. Jeanmarie 378, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 15. 2008
Commencement: Saint Michael's College will award an Honorary Degree to behavioral ecologist and physiologist Bernd Heinrich, author of more 130 peer-reviewed scholarly articles and 16 published books.  Dr. Heinrich was nominated to receive this degree by the biology department faculty.

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