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Biological Science

TU creates Oxley College of Health and Natural Sciences

The University of Tulsa has announced that the biology, chemistry, geosciences and…

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Biological research: Defending against neurotrauma and the science of animal coloration

Alexandra Kingston and Matthew Toomey have published studies exploring how snapping shrimp…

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Biology Ph.D. student lauded for work on salamander reproduction

Drawing on her doctoral research, Madison Herrboldt was the lead author of…

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What should I major in if I want to go to medical school?

TU's pre-health professions program and career coach will ensure you’ll take all…

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Six in-demand jobs in the health sciences

Health care is booming. As the country’s population gets older, health professions…

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What are pre-med and pre-health professions?

Medicine, nursing, physical therapy, optometry -- TU's pre-health professions program can be…

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Biological science as a gateway to STEM

Studying biological science at The University of Tulsa is an ideal gateway…

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Maria Paszkowiak honored with 2021 Marcy Lawless Service Award

A tireless, enthusiastic volunteer on campus and with community-focused organizations beyond, this…

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TU junior named a 2021 Goldwater Scholar

Ann Marie Flusche has been named a 2021 Goldwater Scholar, one of…

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Secrets of the pathogens: Biological science researcher awarded grant to study major cause of foodborne illness

The USDA has awarded Mohamed Fakhr a major grant to analyze six…

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ENS faculty and students honored for research and industry advancement

A group of TU faculty and students are being honored by the…

genome research

Genome research published in Science explains color differences in birds

This research paves the way for deeper investigations into how other factors…

TURC program

TURC program demonstrates benefits of undergrad research

Students from every college participate in year-round TURC research endeavors that fuel…

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TU, LIBR partnership at the forefront of mental health research 

Close ties to LIBR are an incentive for students, especially those at…

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Biology abroad: ISL student realizes her full potential with TU dual degree

Alyssa Williams has returned from her year abroad in Freiburg, Germany, and…

Bettina Walker

Never too late: Single mom pursues a graduate degree

Bettina Walker is determined to get her Ph.D. in molecular biology all…

Junior TURC

High school seniors perform cutting-edge research as TURC Junior Scholars

The Junior TURC program invites high school juniors from the Tulsa area…

Nicholas Tsahiridis

High school senior offered $2.5M in scholarships at 35 universities, chooses TU

Tsahiridis is planning a career as a neurologist/neurosurgeon and will study biology…

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TU receives more than $1M in DoD funding

TU has received a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award, totaling…

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Eight ENS professors among new TU faculty for 2018-19 academic year

The University of Tulsa welcomes the following new faculty members to the…

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After decades of service, five faculty announce their retirement

Five faculty and instructors in the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences…