Meet our Students and Graduates

Hear straight from students just like you. Or read stories from successful alumni who’ll tell you just how far a degree in biology can take you.

Biology Alumna Finalist for National Teacher of the Year

Carolyn Kuhr ’98 Kielma has been named one of five finalists for the 2023 National Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in the spring. Last year, the science teacher at Bristol Eastern High School, was named Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year by Gov. Ned Lamont and the Connecticut State Department of Education. 

Adventurer Fights Fires in National Parks

A biology and economics double major, Jacob Tomasulo ’23 landed an incredible summer internship fueled by danger and rewarded with adventure — and in the most picturesque backdrops of the country.

Science Major Lands Competitive NSF Internship

Anthropology and biology double major Sydney Salas ’23 spent her summer in a molecular biology and genetics lab at Cornell University through the National Science Foundation’s Research Opportunities for Undergraduates program.