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Explore the world of biology

Build scientific creativity. Design experiments and answer real-world questions.

Clone a gene. Be the first person in the world to discover and publish its sequence.

Test water quality. Collect water samples from the Rock River Lagoon.

Make kimchee. Discover how well different recipes encourage fermentation.

Program a robot. Compare brains and computers.

Biology students become engaged citizens of the world by applying biological principles and methods to real world problems.

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If designer and biologist Aaron Nesser’11 has his way, your next pair of tennis shoes won’t last thousands of years in a landfill.

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2020 Girls and Women in Science (GWIS) Conference

Girls and Women in Science is a minds-on, hands-on science workshop for 6th grade girls, along with their teachers and parents.

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Seakguech’s first trip in New Zealand to Milford Sound

From Beloit to New Zealand & Cambodia: Preserving the planet, one endangered plant at a time

Seakguech Sok’21, an environmental biology major and lover of plants and flowers, is studying abroad in New Zealand and traveled to her home country of Cambodia to work on making the world a greener place, one plant at a time. Guech came to Beloit College as a SHE-CAN scholar.

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