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CBS students start their collegiate journey at the headwaters of the Mississippi where they meet faculty, make friends and learn biology in a living laboratory and continues back on campus with in classrooms and labs, study spaces and student groups. You are now viewing a collection of education and teaching news, opportunities and highlights at the College of Biological Sciences

News flash: Math matters

New grant supports efforts by the Schuchardt lab to help educators integrate mathematical modules into biology courses.


Anita Schuchardt, an assistant professor in Biology Teaching and Learning recently received a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation, a program that supports research of  early-career faculty. The grant aims to help students — and empower educators — to apply mathematical knowledge to biological systems.

Nominate Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching Assistants

Take time to recognize incredible TAs!

Who's eligible? All teaching assistants in CBS courses (undergraduate and graduate) who have demonstrated excellence in teaching or other instructional activities that enhance the educational experience at the U of M are eligible for the annual CBS Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching Assistants.

Please complete the nomination form if you would like to nominate your teaching assistant!

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