This Friday! IU Women in Science – Grad Student Q&A Panel

On Friday, September 18th @ 11:15 am in Simon Hall 001 Women in Science @ IU will be having a General Grad Student Q&A Panel. This will be an opportunity to ask graduate students and professional scientists from Biology/Chemistry/Physics/etc.questions on topics relating to graduate school.


While the questions will come from you, we expect the topics to include: 
— Advantages/Disadvantages to taking time off after undergraduate and what you can do during that time
— How to pick an advisor/grad school/program
— Choosing a PhD vs. Masters
— Life out side of work
— General grad school questions – what is it like, what does it entail, etc.


If you have any questions about the panel, please e-mail


Hope to see you there!
WinS Steering Committee

Renae Comulada, Liz Czerwinski, Melissa Horton, Kayla Miller, Tracy Steinbach, Irina Tsvetkova, and Pooja Saxena


Marquette – Graduate Studies in Biological Sciences

On behalf of the graduate recruitment committee, I would like to give you information on the graduate program in Biological Sciences at Marquette University to share with your students in search of a graduate program. As a Jesuit institution of higher education, Marquette continues a centuries-old tradition of academic excellence, development of the whole person, and research that addresses societal needs.

Graduate studies in the biological sciences at Marquette are designed to provide our students with a superior graduate education tailored to the individual. The intimate setting of our program ensures both personalized attention and abundant resources and expertise to provide training in modern biology. Strong mentoring in a close community of scholars will facilitate your development as a research scientist with strong experimental and communication skills. A Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Marquette will prepare your students in whatever career path they choose, whether that is a career in academics, government, or industry.

Please encourage your students to check out our website ( to learn more about our graduate studies in biological sciences, including specific application information. Our biological sciences graduate program offers opportunities for research in diverse areas, including neurophysiology, ecology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, cell biology and developmental biology.

If you or one of your students has further questions, please call (414) 288-7356 or contact us via e-mail to the administrative assistant of the Graduate Recruitment Committee (kirsten.boeh AT marquette DOT edu).


Michelle Mynlieff, Ph.D.

Professor of Biological Sciences

Chair, Graduate Recruitment Committee



The Marquette University

Department of Biological Sciences
Wehr Life Sciences, 109
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7355

Biological Sciences Website

U-M SPH – Prospective Student Day

Dear Prospective Student,


You have been invited to visit the University of Michigan School of Public Health at our Prospective Student Day! Learn more about the University of Michigan School of Public Health on Saturday October 18. You’ll be welcomed by Dean Martin Philbert, discuss our programs with faculty, meet current students, and learn more about the admissions process. Continue reading “U-M SPH – Prospective Student Day”

Tropical Biology Field Course Opportunities – DANTA

PLEASE NOTE: these are non-IU Overseas Study opportunities that have not been approved for the Biology or Animal Behavior degrees.  If you plan to attend, please contact IU Overseas Study to let them know.  If you’re interested in using these courses in your degree, please consult an academic advisor at  (You will need to submit a course syllabus.)



We are pleased to announce our 2015 field courses in tropical biology. Our course are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical ecosystems and conservation, but have little or no experience of working in a tropical environment. Participants may enroll on either a credit or non-credit basis. Continue reading “Tropical Biology Field Course Opportunities – DANTA”

Navigating Your IU Experience: Explore Majors & MORE Fair!

Need help choosing or confirming your major choice?

Want to add a second major or minor(s) to broaden your knowledge and skill set?

Wonder how to expand your reach through study abroad, undergraduate research, civic engagement, & MORE?

Not sure how to begin to get involved and make connections with faculty and other students?

Want to efficiently gather information from all IUB schools and many co-curricular activities in one place (see the list below)?

Mark your calendar to attend the…


Navigating Your IU Experience: Explore Majors & MORE Fair!

Tuesday September 30

11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Alumni Hall


All IUB Academic Schools: Continue reading “Navigating Your IU Experience: Explore Majors & MORE Fair!”

Feeling stressed about competitive admissions? HPPLC can help!

 Parents, Peers, and Pressures:

Balancing Life as a Prehealth Student (for all prehealth students)

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
6:00 PM – 7:15 PM at Walnut Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Students and alumni pursuing admission to any type of competitive admission health program are encouraged to attend the following event:

If you feel stressed out about the competitive nature of being admitted to health professions programs, you are not alone! Often adding to preprofessional students’ own anxieties, and the pressures students put on themselves, are pressures felt from parents, who often have their own perspective on what the best path is for their student; and pressures preprofessional students feel when they compare themselves to other students on similar career paths.

In this session, co-presented by the Health Professions and Prelaw Center and IU Counseling and Psychological Services, we will present concrete ideas you can implement to reduce your level of preprofessional anxiety: Continue reading “Feeling stressed about competitive admissions? HPPLC can help!”