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Our Department

People passionate about doing biology

Biology is actually a number of different approaches to the study of life, from the molecular and biochemical to the ecological.

The Biology Department, one of the largest on Hope's campus, has a renowned program for training students in the study of life on every level, from molecular to ecological. Biology students apply their studies in lab work several hours a week. Hope graduates have gone on to medical, dental, veterinary, and physical therapy schools, and to jobs in education, and law.

Faculty & Staff (Your research partners)

In the lab

The faculty and staff of the biology department are dedicated, enthusiastic, and a highly published group of people who are extremely passionate about what they do.

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Our Approach

Learn biology by doing biology. Student retention of information is increased through hands on learning.

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Research Philosophy

Teaching a curriculum to support research with students - from Intro Biology right on up.

What to expect
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National & State Teaching Awards

As a department and as individuals the Biology Department has received many awards and recognition for the work that they do.

National Recognition
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A Rich History of Science

Want to know more about the history of the Biology Department?

Our history since 1898

Facilities second to none

The biology department has a variety of different atmospheres for students to learn and conduct research such as a 55-acre nature preserve, on campus green house, and a state-of-the-art science building.