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Bioinformatics major evolves into “computational biology”

The current bioinformatics major will be expanded into the new computational biology major which will cover a broader range of subjects than its predecessor.

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

In the culmination of a five-year process, the bioinformatics major will become the computational biology major in the fall of 2019, reflecting the ever-changing technological landscape.

Bio class assigned new professor after petition

Students created a petition addressing unfair exams and low grades in biology professor Craig Peebles' Biological Science 1000 class.

By Jon Moss, Contributing Editor

January 7, 2019

At the end of the fall semesters, students in professor Peebles’ biology 1000 class created a petition claiming that the class was graded unfairly

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