Strong in science. That describes our biology professors and students. It also describes their courageous approach to exploring areas of scientific inquiry that might lead to more questions than answers. Studying biology with professors who are committed Christians will prepare you to bring your faith to the complex research and ethical questions facing today’s scientists.
Northwestern’s biology department is recognized by Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges as offering top programs that attract top students. Explore programs
Northwestern’s biology faculty include experts in avian and stream ecology, developmental biology, genetics, neurobiology and pharmacology. Explore faculty
Research and more
Hands-on experiences and research opportunities for Northwestern biology majors include experience with a human cadaver, field research in the college's forest and prairie, collaborative research with a professor, and off-campus study through the AuSable Institute or Creation Care Study Program.
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