In the Department of Biological Sciences, challenging science courses are just one part of a holistic approach to learning. Our curriculum integrates traditional study with individual mentorship in the lab and service learning and sustainable projects in the community, for a truly interdisciplinary experience.

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"Perhaps the most exciting part of our work is the immediacy of it all. Never before has there been a greater need to understand wetlands ecosystems, as it might soon be too late.​​​"

Kathryn Norman
MS '18

Biology Department Making Headlines

A group of Harlan scholars in the jungle Summer School: Bio Students Thrive in Harlan FellowshipA cohort of biology students spent their summer in the lab and the field thanks to a CCAS program that supports undergraduate research opportunities.
Alex Jahangir Leader of the Nashville COVID-19 Response Credits GW for Career SuccessIt was an average day in 1995 when Alex Jahangir, B.S. ’99, went to a shopping mall in Nashville to meet one of his friends.