Highlights, Special Features and Opportunities

Augustana's biology department is one of the more active groups on campus.

Biology Seminar Series

Biology Department Seminars are free and open to the public.

Fall 2014

  • Friday, Oct. 3: "Deforestation, Soil Erosion, and Drought:  A Perfect Formula for Classic Maya Cultural Collapse"
    Dr. Mark Brenner, Geological Sciences & Land Use and Environmental Change Institute, University of Florida
    3 p.m., GSC Room 101
  • Wednesday, Oct. 29: "Transcriptomics-assisted Discovery of Hormone Regulation During Soybean Nodule Development"
    Dr. Sen Subramanian, Plant Science Department, South Dakota State University
    3 p.m., GSC Room 101
  • Monday, Nov. 3: "Coastal Northern River Otter (Lontra canadensis) Behavior and Olfactory Communication and Augustana Student Off-Campus Study Opportunities in Alaska"
    Dr. Deborah Boege-Tobin, Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska – Anchorage
  • Wednesday, Nov. 12: "'All Paths Lead to Rome' ... Lessons Learned on One Physician's Journey to a Successful Career"
    Michael Heisler, M.D., M.P.H., Sanford School of Medicine, The University of South Dakota
    3 p.m., GSC Room 101

Clubs and Organizations

  • Augie Green works toward establishing ecologically sound environments on campus and the local community. "Go Green." Visit their on campus page link.
  • Beta Beta Beta is the local chapter of the National Biological Honor Society. Visit their on-campus page link.
  • Augustana Pre-Med Club is an organization dedicated to helping its members prepare for application and admission into medical schools, as well as providing social activities for students in health-related programs. Visit their on-campus page link.