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Checking in with Dean Forbes -- October 2021

This fall's incoming class of undergraduate students was our largest yet at nearly 700 students. Our continued growth means we now have one of the larger cohorts of incoming students at the University. We even added a new CBS guild to accommodate the growing number of students!

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.