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Biologist Julio Lemos-Espinal

Biologist Julio Lemos-Espinal, International Scholar in Residence at Denison, will meet with students in several academic disciplines, including biology, environmental studies and modern languages.

Posted Date: February 1, 2016



Rick Karban, professor of entomology at University of California-Davis, spoke of the necessity for plants to communicate and what triggers that communication.

Posted Date: September 17, 2015
Laurel Symes

Laurel Symes '07, now an evolutionary biologist at Dartmouth College, was recently featured on an NPR article about crickets.

Posted Date: August 28, 2015
Honors & Awards

This honor recognizes consistent and valuable assistance to faculty and students and the positive environment created by these seniors through their passion for biology.

Posted Date: May 4, 2015
Honors & Awards

This honor recognizes consistent and excellent academic performance throughout the curriculum and a passion for the discipline of Biology.

Posted Date: May 1, 2015
Honors & Awards

The Department of Biology is proud to participate in the tradition at Denison of selecting Departmental Fellows to recognize outstanding achievement in a student’s chosen area of study.

Posted Date: April 29, 2015
Grant Adams

Bio major Grant Adams ‘11 discovered a new species of lizard.

Posted Date: October 23, 2015
Wendy Geslewitz
Student Highlight

After her classwork, biology major Wendy Geslewitz '16 helps takes care of hospice patients.

Posted Date: September 10, 2015
Professor Geoff Smith helps out on a local land laboratory. (Photo: Sara C. Tobias/The Sentinel)

Professor Geoff Smith helps out on a local land laboratory.

Posted Date: September 2, 2015
SSV Robert C. Seamans, operated by Sea Education Association.

Erica Schulz '17 sailed the ocean blue to complete some of the first comprehensive oceanographic surveys of the Phoenix Islands.

Posted Date: August 19, 2015

Dr. Carrie Kitko '95 will lead a stem cell transplant program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Posted Date: July 23, 2015
Dr. Suzanne Monaghan '75

Dr. Suzanne Monaghan '75 is a pediatrician who will ride her bike 2,700 miles across the country later this summer to raise awareness for children's health.

Posted Date: July 23, 2015
Aedin Brennan ’16 wins NCAA national championship

Aedin Brennan '16 won the NCAA national championship in heptathlon.

Posted Date: May 28, 2015

Denison students had a special opportunity to work on a original scholarship on a national research project, on the evolution of an unusual chromosome in fruit flies.

Posted Date: May 12, 2015
Honors & Awards

This honor is traditionally given to juniors who display not only academic excellence in the biology major but a genuine passion for biology and learning.

Posted Date: May 4, 2015
Honors & Awards

This honor recognizes meaningful participation in an extended research experience within the field of biology. These students have demonstrated autonomy and initiative while pursuing their research.

Posted Date: May 1, 2015

Sarah Kosling ’14, is headed to Nepal for two years under the auspices of the Peace Corps Program.

Posted Date: February 27, 2015
Megan Ansbro

Biology major Megan Ansbro '09 has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Posted Date: February 12, 2015

Emily Cunningham '97, instructs high school students at the Columbus Zoo in an innovative program that splits the students' time between high school and the zoo.

Posted Date: January 20, 2015


holly menniger

Holly Menninger has been named the first director of public science for the College of Sciences at North Carolina State, overseeing a series of initiatives designed to build science literacy beyond the NC State campus.

Posted Date: December 22, 2014

Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.

Posted Date: December 5, 2014

Dr. Roy “Nick” Rogers received the 2014 Master Dermatologist Award, from the American Academy of Dermatology. Rogers was a biology major at Denison and received an Alumni Citation from the college in 1993.

Posted Date: November 20, 2014
Science, It's Elementary! group shot

Denison students worked with local grade school kids on science projects.

Posted Date: November 14, 2014
Sue Myers

Sue Myers ’91 is executive director of Common Ground Community Agriculture, which she organized to help combat hunger.

Posted Date: November 6, 2014

Biology faculty member Andy McCall presented at annual society meeting and co-authored an article.

Posted Date: August 21, 2014
Carol Brewer

Carol Brewer '72 has been appointed as associate dean for academic affairs for the University of Buffalo nursing school.

Posted Date: July 11, 2014
Cari Heisey Palmer '92

Cari Heisey Palmer '92, has been named a Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellow.

Posted Date: July 2, 2014
Jeff Thompson and Student
Student Research

Research and critical thinking are a major component to the learning process in the Biology Department.

Posted Date: April 28, 2014
Honors & Awards

Excellent performance and a passion for the discipline.

Posted Date: April 9, 2014
Hannah Brown
Honors & Awards

Traditionally given to juniors who display not only academic excellence in the biology major but a genuine passion for biology and learning

Posted Date: March 13, 2014