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2022 Excellence in Biology Awards Announced

The Department of Biology is very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Excellence in Biology Awards, given each year to senior biology majors who have demonstrated academic excellence and community involvement while at the College. An awards banquet has been scheduled at which the students will be celebrated. We are very proud of these fine students, and wish them all the best as they pursue new adventures! Congratulations to all!

Health Professions Award:  Nicholas Blount and  Maria Mathew; Vasu Patel, Honorable Mention

Biology Faculty Award:  Santiago Cardenas and Seana Cleary;  Muskanjot Kaur, Honorable Mention

Joseph Vena Award:Ariel Lerner and Christopher Snyder;  Christian Fang, Honorable Mention

Excellence in Biology and Education AwardVictoria Rosikiewicz

Susan Lapetz Uyhazi Citizenship Award:  Alekya Madiraju and Katerina Stefanik;  Evan Ng, Honorable Mention

Lynn Margulis Award:  Elizabeth Jones and Camila Bolle;  Kayla Suiter, Honorable Mention

Biology Major Receives Top Honors at Regional Symposium

  Congratulations to Junior Biology major Nicholas Blount on his selection as First Place Winner for his poster presentation within the Ecology and Evolution subdivision at the 14th Annual Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium at William Paterson University of New Jersey, conducted online this year on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Nick is a research student of… Continue Reading

Inclusivity: Statement of Support and Action

  We, the Biology faculty and staff at The College of New Jersey, condemn racism, value all members of our community, and are committed to building a Department in which students and colleagues feel valued, feel safe, and have the resources, opportunities, and support to flourish. Science and society benefit from the free, open, and… Continue Reading

Bio Alum Aaron Lee Receives Award

Recent biology major Aaron Lee, a December 2019 magna cum laude graduate, has been named a recipient of the Young Botanist Award from the Botanical Society of America. He joins another dozen or so students from around the country receiving this award, the purpose of which is to “offer individual recognition to outstanding graduating seniors in… Continue Reading