Your Susquehanna education won’t stop at the classroom doors.

Student clubs and activities, field trips, events, seminars and study abroad programs all build on the strong foundation you gain in classes and labs.

Visit the places where science history is made. Hear from industry experts on the latest breakthroughs. Explore a new culture in GO programs designed specifically for students in the sciences.

What you learn beyond our classrooms will help you fully become the scientist you want to be.

Student Organizations

  • Biology Club
  • Beta Beta Beta Honor Society
  • Prehealth Professions Club

Susquehanna biology majors set new records

Susquehanna’s emphasis on research opportunities and interdisciplinary studies helps prepare our biology students for success. Sydney Salas ’23 won a prestigious NSF internship to study the neurobiology of aging and degenerative diseases. She was the youngest person to work in Cornell’s high-tech molecular biology lab that summer.

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Sydney Salas '23

Susquehanna awarded $3 million climate change research grant

Susquehanna is one of several recipients of a $3 million National Science Foundation grant that will leverage an existing study into the adaptation abilities of the red-backed salamander to train the next generation of scientists to advance climate change research.

Climbing Temperatures Adversely Impact Brook Trout

Recent research from Susquehanna University’s Freshwater Research Institute finds that water temperatures affect certain behaviors in a cold-water predator, especially when in the presence of one that prefers warmer waters.

Syllabus: Biology of Women

Biology of Women course appealing to all who want to better understand the many ways biology and health are unique in the way they apply to women.

Professor Sees Self in First-Generation Students

Jan Reichard-Brown had no idea how male-dominated the STEM field was until went to college in the 1970s. Today, she uses her position to “empower my students to reach for their dreams and then provide them the support they need to make that happen.”


Immerse yourself in our research-focused science programs to prepare for a rewarding lifelong career in the health care industry.

Study Abroad Trips


Focus Australia

The biodiversity of Australia is like nowhere else on earth. Study exotic plants and animals—and the history and culture of the island continent-during a three-week tour.


GO Sweden

If you’re interested in working in health care, this trip is for you. Explore medicine and health care in Denmark and Sweden and how it compares to the U.S.


GO Cyprus: A Table Divided

Visit this picturesque island nation for two weeks and learn to appreciate it for more than its beauty by studying its history, politics and cuisine.



From Buenos Aires to the Pampas to Patagonia and more, Argentina offers an unrivaled mixture of culture, biodiversity and natural beauty.


Sherpa Life and Culture

Ready for a life-changing experience? Travel to Nepal where you’ll meet the Sherpa people and climb the foothills of Mt. Everest.


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Alissa Packer, department head