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BBB invites you!! RSPV by Wed., 9/18

The tri-beta biological honor society e-board invites you to participate in our big/little program!

This is a fun way to get to know other students in the department, learn how to get involved in research, and get tips from upperclassmen.

  • Big/Little Kick-off Event:  Monday, September 23rd at 7:00pm in CNS 118/119. ,Meet your big/little, play fun games, and eat food!  

If you’re interested in becoming a big or little RSVP by 9/18.

We hope you decide to join us!

All the best,

Tri-beta E-board: Lizzie Anderson, Meghan Ricciardi, and Lydia Loiselle

Don't miss out -- keep checking for updates. 

Biology Club E-board: members needed -- DUE by 9/13

The biology club is a student organization with three goals.  The first is to foster community within the department (via fun activities, often involving food), and the second is community science outreach.  In the past, we have participated in science workshops for kids at TC3 and also hosted labs on campus for kids in the community, just to give you an idea of some of our past events.  Finally, bio-club also conducts fund-raising events to help subsidize biology department events such as the end of the year bio banquet.

  • We are seeking applications for the 2019-2020 e-board.  Ideally, we would have at least two representatives from each year (freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior).  If you are interested in participating, please complete the short (three-question) application by Friday, September 13th.

  Email Te-Wen ( if you have any questions.  Or you can stop by her office (CNS 165).

application form

Kudos, Andy Smith!

Andy Smith was recently interviewed for an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer about a new reversible adhesive inspired by snail glue. This wasn’t based on his research; instead he was interviewed as an expert in the field to provide context for the development. Here is the link:

You will see on his webpage, his research has been in many different social media formats.