Michelle Barakat ’16 talks about her experiences studying in Australia, where she saw the effects of climate change.


A course called The Sciences gives future educators hands-on experience engaging young learners in the study of biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics.

Forward Thinking

Female wolf spiders step up their game when their targeted mate just isn't paying attention, according to research published last spring by Professor of Biology Matt Persons and 2008 grads Jamie Havrilak and Kristin Shimmel. Published in the journal Ethology, their findings then went mainstream, hitting National Geographic, among other media outlets.


Faculty earn honors, grads collect Emmys and graphic design students sweep awards competition.