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summer-2019 Newsletter

Congratulations to Romi Ramos for being awarded an HHMI Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study! Gilliam Fellowships are awarded to outstanding graduate students who are committed to increasing diversity among scientists who are prepared to take on leadership roles in science.

Romi has a long history of community organizing and participation in diversity and equity initiatives. Before... Read more

How can we make Biology education work for everyone no matter their educational background? What are the key components of an inclusive and successful Biology education? In one of the largest studies of its kind, Scott Freeman and the Biology Education Research Group (BERG) hope to find an answer.

UW Biology has a long history of pioneering... Read more

Dear alumni, friends, and supporters of UW Biology,

As we near the end of Summer quarter, and the campus becomes quiet, it’s a time of anticipation in the department. Personally, I’m just six weeks into my new role as Chair of Biology and have been meeting with as many members of the department as possible. As I do this, I am coming to have an even greater appreciation of... Read more