Biological Sciences

  • May 23, 2023

    Virtual Anatomy Tables Fuel High-Tech Learning

    Students in anatomy, physiology, and nursing courses at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) are training with a more in-depth and interactive view of the human body thanks to two high-tech Anatomage tables being steered by faculty members in the department of Biological Sciences and the College of Nursing.

  • May 22, 2023

    A future in evolution: Meet 2023 PNW graduate Theodore Mantis

    A small section on evolution in a high school AP biology class led Theodore Mantis to believe this important topic deserved more in-depth study.

  • May 8, 2023

    Up to bat: Meet PNW 2023 graduate Ashley Bravo

    Ashley Bravo, ’23, is graduating as a double major of Integrative Human Health and Psychology.

  • April 28, 2023

    PNW student to study abroad in South Korea with Gilman scholarship

    Maddie Clarkson, a third-year Integrative Human Health major, was awarded a competitive Gilman scholarship. This scholarship will help fund her summer study abroad plans to attend Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.

  • December 19, 2022

    PNW’s ‘STEM on the Road’ engages young audiences with college science, research possibilities

    When a Purdue University Northwest (PNW) “STEM on the Road” program comes to visit, high schoolers can preview the driver’s seat, quite literally, of where their science, engineering and technology applications can go in a college learning environment.

  • December 2, 2022

    Inspired to Mentor: Meet PNW 2022 graduate Aaron Ramirez

    Ramirez, a first-generation student from East Chicago, has served as a peer mentor in the Honors College, including as the first-ever Peer Mentor Chair on the college’s Student Advisory Board. He has also worked as a peer mentor in TRIO Student Support Services.

  • July 7, 2022

    The Last Word with Dr. Hassan Naji

    In the wake of the pandemic, epidemiologists and other healthcare professionals working to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases have become rockstars. Read about Dr. Naji's rockstar status on the Flourish website.

  • April 28, 2022

    Serving the Underserved: Meet 2022 PNW Graduate Ana Lopez

    Having always known she wanted a career in the medical field, Ana Lopez, ’22, will earn a bachelor of science in Health Studies from Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) College of Engineering and Sciences.

  • April 6, 2022

    Exercise is Medicine® On Campus premieres at PNW

    The EIM-OC committee scheduled speaker sessions and hands-on activities during its first ever Exercise is Medicine® Month starting April 7. More than just finding ways to be physically active, programming will incorporate lectures on diet choices, physiological changes, stress management, and sleep all as additional building blocks of proactive health.

  • March 4, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Curtis Creighton

    If you take a class with Curtis Creighton, professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Engineering and Sciences, you may have the chance to see a unique face mask fashion choice. In his mask collection Creighton has one with an image of the American Burying Beetle.