Biology news

"Mr. Darwin’s Tree,” a one-man play about the life and work of scientist Charles Darwin, will be performed in Northwestern College’s England Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m.

A new online graduate certificate in genetics and genomics, designed for working healthcare professionals, will start during 2016-17.

Dr. Tyrone Genade, assistant professor of biology at Northwestern College, presented a lecture at the American Killifish Association convention in Denver.

Biology professor Dr. Sara Sybesma Tolsma has been appointed to the Northwestern College Endowed Professorship.

Northwestern professors published in academic journal
Four Northwestern College professors have published essays in the May/June issue of Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought.

Eleven Northwestern College professors will conduct research and pursue further study this summer with funding from the Northwestern College Scholarship Grants program.

Northwestern biology students present research
Three Northwestern College biology students gave a presentation at the 128th annual Iowa Academy of Science conference April 22–23 at Grand View University in Des Moines.

Northwestern to host forum on faith, climate change and agriculture
Biology professor Dr. Laura Furlong is among the speakers that will present during a forum on faith and climate change April 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Northwestern College will celebrate its annual Day of Learning in Community, themed “Science and Faith,” on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Northwestern College has been chosen to participate in a program funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute that helps colleges provide research opportunities for undergraduate students.