June 4 , 2020
The Biological Sciences Department celebrates with our recent graduates, their family and friends, and our faculty and staff. We created a video compilation for everyone to enjoy. Congratulations to the graduating class of 2020!
January 6 , 2020
Our Biological Sciences Department conducts a wide variety of research throughout the year including projects designed to save our coastal wetlands, exploring the evolution of armored mammals, and discovering whether bees have an impact on native plant life.
November 22 , 2019
Dr. Whitcraft's lab focuses on quantifying the effects of human activities on the structure and function of wetlands. The lab also works with land owners and resource agencies to design solutions that prevent further degradation and restore these ecosystems.
June 17 , 2019
Biology Professor Amanda Fisher has received $1.8 million in NSF funding to digitize the university's plant collection as part of a large California-wide collaboration to understand the effects of climate change on flowering time.