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    Spring 2011 and Fall 2010
    Archived events are listed in reverse chronological order.

    Scenes from CBU Bio Labs

    Cooper-Wilson and Assisi (Photo by Dr. Holmes) September 2008
  • Thursday, 28 April 2011 
  • SOS Reception Honoring

  • Dr. Bill Busler and 
    Bro. Edward Salgado.
  • Thursday, 13 May 2011  Baccalaureate Ceremony 7:00 pm in Canale
    • Friday, 14 May 2011  Commencement  9:00 am CBU Campus
    Congratulations to the May 2011
    CBU School of Sciences Graduates 

    Bachelor of Science/Arts in Science & Mathematics

    Jessica Sharess Benson ............ Natural Science 
    Daniel Ehemann Benson ............ Physics 
    Brea T. Bowers ............ Natural Science 
    Kaylea Margaret Brewer ............ Natural Science 
    Alyse MaKenna Brewer* ............ Natural Science 
    Victoria Ann Bujalski ............ Natural Science 
    Caleb Ryan Burrow ............ Natural Science 
    Justin A. Burt ............ Chemistry 
    Casey L. Carr ............ Chemistry 
    Cathlyn Chan ............ Biochemistry
    Jennifer Marie Cobb ............ Biology
    Christopher Thomas Colanero ............ Biochemistry
    Brittany N. Course ............ Computer Science and Mathematics
    Keith Germical Davis ............ Computer Science 
    Samantha A. De Melo ............ Natural Science 
    Dawson Dias ............ Computer Science 
    Mary Jane Dickey ............ Biomedical Science
    Amanda C. Fitzgerald ............ Biology
    Dominique Ivette Garcia-Robles ............ Chemistry 
    SadeDora A. Goree ............ Natural Science 
    Rachel Elizabeth Haag ............ Biology
    Richard Kyle Hayes ............ Biology
    Natalie E. Hurt ............ Biology
    Matthew Darien Jackson ............ Biology
    Tammy L. Jeans ............ Natural Science 
    Rance Alan Killen II ............ Mathematics (also see Undergraduate Engineering) 
    Zamyra Chardonnay Lambert ............ Natural Science 
    Meagan E. Lamica ............ Biomedical Science
    Carrie Anne Le ............ Biology
    Phillip Brandon Maharrey ............ Biology
    Evelyn J. McGuire* ............ BSST
    Kathleen Elizabeth Nelson ............ Biology
    Yandira Gabriela Salinas ............ Biochemistry
    Demario M. Smith ............ Biochemistry
    Rachel Lauren Norris ............ Natural Science 
    Kimberly Necole Patton ............ Natural Science 
    Nathaniel Christopher Phillips ............ Computer Science (also see Undergraduate Engineering)
    Erik John Scott ............ Chemistry 
    Shamus A. Smisor ............ Computer Science 
    Regina A. Smith ............ Natural Science 
    Sierra Xan Stamey ............ Natural Science 
    Huong Thanh Tran* ............ Natural Science 
    Brandi Lyn Vincent ............ Natural Science 
    Raymond Edward Wilson ............ Chemistry 

    * Denotes completion of degree requirements in December 2010

    Past CBU Biology Activities
    Archived items are listed in reverse chronological order.
    Older Archives: Fall 2009-Spring 2010 Academic Year

  • Tuesday, 19 April 2011 
  • 2010 Poster Session and Program
  • 2011 Poster Session
    Wed., 13 April 2011    CBU School of Sciences Charity Volleyball Game
    6:30 pm Canale Arena Gymnasium. 
    Youth and Vitality?
    Youth & Vitality
    (SOS Students)
    Youth & Vitality   (SOS Students)
    Old Age & Deceit  (SOS Faculty & Staff)
    Old Age and Deceit?
    Old Age & Deceit
    (SOS Faculty)
    2011 SOS Charity Volleybal
  • Saturday, 9 April 2011    Tennessee Academy of Sciences Collegiate MeetingLink to 2009 CBU at TAS page
    • The 2011 TAS meeting hosted by U. T. Health Science Center, Memphis.

    • CBU's 2011 TAS webpage with photos and Award recipients. 
    • The West Tennessee Academy of Science Collegiate Division of TAS rotates through colleges and universities in West Tennessee. It is UTHSCs turn to host the event this spring. The meeting was Sat., 9 April 2011. Registration was at 8:30 am. TAS meetings run from 9am-2pm. Students may present in either a poster or power-point format, but are encouraged to do an oral presentation.
    • Registration and Abstracts were due by March 25th, 2011. These abstracts should not exceed 150 words. Abstracts can be submitted in any discipline of science, engineering and behavioral science. Student papers will be judged in each session and best paper awards will be given.

    • Registration will be $10.00 per attendee to help defray costs; registration includes lunch for one person.  For further information please contact Nicole Smithson.   UTs Meeting Website:
  • CBUs proposed Physician Assistant Program.
  • Description of CBU's Physician Assistant Program (Updated March 3, 2011 by Dr. Stan Eisen)
  • The launch date for CBUs Physician Assistant Program has been postponed to Spring 2012.  Those interested in this graduate degree program should complete the following before applying to CBUs Physician Assistant Program:
    • CASPA application.
    • The PA Program application completed and application fee received.
    • Completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States. 
    • Submit official transcripts from all universities attended. Original transcripts will be sent to CASPA and our program for review.
    • Submit three letters of recommendation, one must be from a health care professional such as a Physician, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. 
    • Completion of all of the pre-requisite course work with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
    • Completion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Applicants who already hold a prior advanced graduate degree are exempt from taking the GRE exam. 
    • Further admission guidelines and information can be found here.
  • Thursday, 24 February 2011    Annual Beta Beta Beta Induction 6:30 pm Spain Auditorium, Buckman Hall
  • Photos from the February 2011 Beta Beta Beta Induction
  • TriBeta Officers at the Feb 2011 Induction
    Beta Beta Beta at CBU
    beta beta beta is a national biology honor society for undergraduates.
    "Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research."
  • Tuesday, 22 February 2011  Biology Seminar Mini-poster Session 

  • 12:30-1:50 pm  AH 155
    • Pairs of students in Dr. Ogilvie's Biology Seminar course will present posters on a paper of their choice from the primary literature.   
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  • Monday, 10 January 2011  Snow Day

  • Tuesday 11 January 2011    First Day of Spring Semester Classes
  • Check the updated room assignment for your courses:  online course schedule
    • Many science labs do meet the first week of classes.  Check with your professor. 
    Final Exam Schedule for Fall 2010:  Monday-Friday, 13-17 December
    • The final exam schedule for the fall term for day classes is available online. 
    • Exams will be held in the room where the class normally meets unless a specific room is noted.
    • First, look in the "Exam Groups" for your course number and section.  If you do not find a listing for your specific course, then look for the time your class met during the semester.  Exam dates are listed along the top row and Exam times are listed down the left column. 
  • Wednesday,  8 December 2010   Beta Beta Beta  and ACS Christmas Dinner 
  • 6:00 pm in Sabbatini (East Lounge)
    • We will eat, sing Christmas carols, and have a fun time. 
    • New students are welcome.  You do not have to be an official member of tri-Beta to attend this party!
    Link to CBU's BBB web page
    Link to CBU's ACS web page
  • Thursday -Friday, 25-28 Nov. 2010   Thanksgiving Break
  • IHappy Thanksgiving!
    Friday, 19 Nov. 2010   Beta Beta Beta  Bowling for Uganda  6:00 pm
    • "BOWLING FOR UGANDA" RESULTS: Beta Beta Beta biology honor society held its annual Bowlathon on 19 Nov. 2010 Billy Hardwick's to support Hope North in Uganda. CBU4VC members were also in attendance in efforts to raise money for Uganda via Arudo Yat jewelry, all handmade pieces from Africa. Nineteen teams participated in bowling including an alumni and a faculty team. The winners are as follows:

    • Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 1st place
      Kappa Sigma, 2nd place
      American Society of Chemical Engineers, 3rd place
      Individual with highest average: Velita Thornton ('13)
      To date, Beta Beta Beta has collected $1,360 all proceeds go to benefit the Ugandan refugees. Tri Beta thanks everyone who turned out to support this incredibly important cause and sends special thanks to Kelly Jeu (Biomedical Science '12), who served as the Bowlathon committee chair.
    • BOWL-A-THON FOR UGANDA: The annual Beta Beta Beta Bowl-a-thon for Uganda is Friday evening, 6:00 p.m.,
      • The Bowl-a-Thon supports the Hope North Community in Uganda that shelters and educates Ugandans displaced by the war. 
    • Sign up to play by turning in a team sign-up sheet to Dr. Mary Ogilvie  (CW113) by Monday, 15 Nov. 2010. The entrance fee per person is $15 with two sponsors and $20 each without sponsors, and covers the lane, bowling shoes, as well as pizza and drinks for each team.  If you plan on getting sponsors to help cover your entrance fee, a sponsor form is available.  Additional donations are always welcome. 
      • Bowling teams should be 4 or 5 people (no more than 5 per team).  If you don't have a team but still want to participate, don't worry- email Dr. Ogilvie ( and we can assign you to a team. 
      • Bring spouses, friends, and family members for a great time and a great cause.   This will be a fun evening, with raffle prizes and trophies at the end, and we hope to see you there! 
    • 2008 Photos:  Caduceus 
    • Ending Poverty Through Enterprise:  Raising Funds for Hope North, an Internally Displaced Peoples Camp in Uganda
      • Hope North is a remote village in Uganda and is commonly referred to as a self-sustainable internally displaced peoples camp, created as the result of a civil war in Uganda. 



    Wednesday, 10 Nov. 2010 in Montesi 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
    • Ross Univ. School of Veterinary Medicine and Sherman College of Chiropractic
    Thursday, 11 Nov. 2010   Health Career Opportunities Fair at CBU!
    • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Sabbatini Lounge, Thomas Center
    • Arranged to help CBU students find out about graduate programs in health care.  At the annual Health Career Opportunities Fair representatives of health-related graduate programs will be available to answer your questions about their programs.  This event is anchored by the various schools of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and we expect representatives from other regional universities and from the military scholarship programs.
    • Representatives from many  programs will be on hand to answer questions.  The list of who's coming is here.  (The Caduceus eNewsletter)
    • University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis
      • College of Allied Health Sciences (Cytology, Dental Hygiene, Health Info. Management, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy)
      • College of Dentistry 
      • College of Graduate Health Sciences 
      • College of Medicine 
      • College of Nursing 
      • College of Pharmacy 
    • Southern College of Optometry - Memphis  Ms. Sunni Ewing
    • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (Lewisburg, WV) 
    • U.S. Navy Medical Scholarship Program  (Officer Victor Gooden)
    • U.S Navy Medicla Scholarship Program
    • U.S. Air Force Medical Scholarship Program
    • For more information contact:  Dr. Stan Eisen (, Pre-professional Health Programs, CBU

    Thursday, 11 Nov. 2010 in J-10 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

    • West Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Philadelphia college of Osteopathic Medicine -  Georgia Campus
  • Sunday, 31 Oct. 2010.  Halloween
  • Before 31 October...  (specimen, F. Cucurbitaceae)After:  on 31 October.  Happy Halloween!
    • Tuesday, 26 October 2009   Halloween Benefit Concert  for LeBonheur Children's Medical Center starting at 12:00 p.m.  Alfonso Dining Hall
  • HALLOWEEN BENEFIT CONCERT: Death Warmed Over will return for a concert benefiting LeBonheur Children's Medical Center on Tuesday, 26 Oct. 2010 starting 12:00 p.m. in Alfonso Dining Hall.
  • As part of that concert, there will also be a Faculty/Staff Costume Contest, judged by the attending students.  Winner will receive a $10 gift certificate from Dinstuhl's Chocolates.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Eisen at 321-3447.
  • Faculty and Student Performers at the 2002 Benefit Concert
    Link to CBU's Beta Beta Beta web page

  • Tuesday, 28 Sept. 2010  BBB Interview Workshop 7:00 pm in CW third floor conference room
  • Tri-Beta held its annual Mock Interviews on September 28 and would like to thank all those who participated. The interviewers and interviewees enjoyed a traditional BBB lasagna dinner and then met one on one with their respective health science counterparts. BBB would like to especially thank the health professionals who generously donated their time: Colleen Hastings, MD (Chemistry '96); Jarad Braddy, DDS (Biology '00); Melissa Hines, MD (Biology '06); Scott Adelman, MD (Biology '03); Carla Orr, pharmacist; Linda Williams, physical therapist; and Karyl Buddington, DVM
  • Tri-Beta also thanks the students who took interest in the event: Kathleen Nelson, Erik Scott, Ashia Rallings, Hajra Motiwala, Samantha Bownes, Jessica Wooster, Antony Eddy, Justin Gallagher, Huong Tran, Kelly Jeu, Mary Jane Dickey, Scott Parker, Natalie Hurt, Christopher Colaner, Sarah Hill, Catherine Gluszek, and Dana Pabalate. And a special thanks to advisor Dr. Mary Ogilvie, for making Mock Interviews a success! Stay tuned for more BBB events!
    • Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors students who are applying or planning to apply to professional schools (e.g. Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Optometry, etc.), need to sign up ahead of time for a mock interview.  For more information, contact Ashia Rallings, Pre Health Chair Person of Tri-Beta

    • ( or Dr. Ogilvie (
    • CBU's chapter of Beta Beta Beta will match CBU student interviewees with medical professionals who will conduct one-on-one interviews.
    • Professionals from each field will be in attendance for the interviews.
    • Photos from the Sept. 2006 Interview Workshop
    Sept. 2006 BBB Interview Workshop
    BBB Interview Workshops: 
    Be part of the Tradition

    2004 BBB Interview Workshop

    Sept. 2006 BBB Interview Workshop

    Link to CBU's BBB web page.
  • Thursday,  23 Sept. 2010   Tri-Beta Meeting 12:30 pm in CW 105
    • New students are welcome. You do not have to be an official member of  Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) to attend and participate!
    • Upcoming activities for this semester include Mock interviews giving students a chance to gain insight into what a "real world" interview would be like. If interested, you can send Dr. Ogilvie an e-mail at, be sure to specify the field in which you would like to interview.
    Beta Beta Beta at CBU
    beta beta beta is a national biology honor society for undergraduates. 
    "Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research."
    • The award winning CBU (Mu Tau) Chapter of beta beta beta also serves as a Biology Club welcoming interested students to participate in a variety of social and career related activities.
    • Dr. Ogilvie is the faculty advisor for BBB.
    • Description of Officers' Duties (MSWord)
    Link to CBU's BBB web page.
  • Saturday, 18 Sept. 2010   MHIRT Projects Symposium and 2010 Wrap-up 
  • Presentations: 9:00 am--noon in CW 105
    • Students who participated in the 2010 projects from this international research experience present the results from their summer research.  All students interested in this opportunity to conduct research is invited and encouraged to attend.  If you plan to attend, RSVP to Julia Hanebrink ( by noon on Tues., 14 Sept. 2010.
  • 2010 MHIRT Projects Symposium Schedule of Events(Links to photos)
  • 8:30-9:00am Breakfast 
  • 9:00 Welcome and Introduction by Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald (CBU Biol)  [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo]
  • 9:15  Maria Rodriguez, Vicky Ruleman  Visual Field Loss in Glaucoma [Photo]
  • 9:30 Dominique Garcia Robles(CBU Chem) TRPV1 Receptor and Function from Retinoblastoma Samples. [Photo]
  • 9:45 Benjamin Chism, Jennifer Cobb(CBU Biol) The Importance of Maned-Wolf Fruit (Solanum lycocarpum) and the Effects of Land Fragmentation for Mammals of the Brazilian Cerrado. [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo]
  • 10:00 Brittany Chavez  Identification of Possible Biomarker Proteins in Shrimp Infected with White Spot Syndrome Virus.  [Photo]  [Photo]
  • 10:15 Coffee Break  [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo]
  • 10:30 Gayatri Patel, Farah Srichandra Qualitative Analysis of a Local Burmese Migrant School in Mae Sot, Thailand. [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo
  • 10:45 Gabriel Leal  Alcohol Effects on Urocortin (UCN) and Consumptive Behaviors in the Rock Dove, Columba livia. [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo
  • 11:00 Vanessa Walker (CBU Biol)  Neurobiology of Learning and Memory: Olfactory Fear Conditioning and the Process of Memory Extinction Training in Rats. [Photo]  [Photo
  • 11:15 Ciara Conway, Jenessa Gebers (CBU Psych)  Vouchers Sold Here: Understanding Access to Health Care in Uganda. [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo
  • 11:30 Dustin James  Overview of Qualitative Research in Pallisa, Uganda.  [Photo
  • 11:45 Questions and comments  [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo
  • 12:00 Lunch Served [Photo]  [Photo]  [Photo

  • Above - CBU Students present at the 2010 symposium:  Dominique Garcia Robles, Benjamin Chism & Jennifer Cobb, Vanessa Walker, Jenessa Gebers.
    • The Minority Health International Research Training grant to CBU supports undergraduate and graduate students who are selected to join summer research projects in Brazil and Uganda.  MHIRT is a paid internship.  All expenses relative to travel, room and board, preparation, and workshops are paid for and you receive a stipend.   The MHIRT application deadline is 17 Dec. 2010.
    • See the MHIRT website and contact Julia Hanebrink (, or Dustin James ( to find out about MHIRT paid research opportunities in Brazil, Thailand, and Uganda for 2011!
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded CBU's Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) program $242,208 per year for five years to continue its training of undergraduate and graduate students. The renewal of this grant will fund the MHIRT program at CBU with more than $1.2 million until 2014.
  • Link to CBU's BBB web page.
  • Thursday,  9 Sept. 2010   Tri-Beta Meeting 12:30 pm in CW 105
    • New students are welcome. You do not have to be an official member of Tri-Beta to attend and participate!
    • The main agenda items will be the upcoming Beta Beta Beta activities for this semester.  For example, Mock interviews give students a chance to gain insight into what a "real world" interview would be like. If interested, you can send Dr. Ogilvie an e-mail at, be sure to specify the field in which you would like to interview.
    Beta Beta Beta at CBU
    beta beta beta is a national biology honor society for undergraduates. 
    "Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research."
    • The award winning CBU (Mu Tau) Chapter of beta beta beta also serves as a Biology Club welcoming interested students to participate in a variety of social and career related activities.
    • Dr. Ogilvie is the faculty advisor for BBB.
    • Committee Chairs for 2010-11:

    • Social:  Grace Hutchison
      Pre-Health:  Ashia Rallings
      Publicity:  Hajra Motiwala
      Fundraising: Natalie Hurt
      Volleyball:  Nick Watkins
      Bowl-a-thon:  Kelly Jeu
    Link to CBU's BBB web page.
    Brother Edward Salgado (Biology) presented a paper entitled "The Nomenclature, Typification and Taxonomy of Asplenium polyodon, A. falcatum, and Confused Species" at the 8th Flora Malwsiana Symposium in Singapore, 23-27 August 2010.

    Biology Students & Health Careers Meeting
    Thursday, 2 Sept. 2010  12:45--1:50 p.m.  Room: AH 153
    All first year CBU students taking biology and/or interested in preparing for a health care career are invited to attend.
    Photos from the 2010 Meeting
    • Bro. Edward Salgado welcomed the group. 
    • Dr. Eisen will discuss Preprofessional Health Care Careers advising.  Copies of this year's edition of the printed Health Careers booklet will be distributed uring th emeeting. Health Careers is also available online.  Contact Dr. Eisen to sign up for the Caduceus email list.  Here's a slide show covering some of the points Dr. Eisen will discuss at the meeting.
    • BBB students described CBU's chapter of Beta Beta Beta and how new students can participate right away.  This National Biology Honor Society is also your Biology club at CBU.  The group will sponsor several activities open to all CBU students interested in Biology and Biology Careers

    • The date for the first BBB meeting is Thursday, 9 Sept. starting at 12:30 pm in CW 105).  New students are welcome! 
    • Bro. Edward Salgado introduced the Biology Department Faculty (and other Faculty members present)  and mentioned which Biology courses are taught by each person.  Bro. Edward discussed CBU's Biology Major, Biomedical Science Major, and Biology degree with an Environmental Science Concentration. 
      • All students need to keep in touch with their academic advisor and should check their CBU email often. 
    • Dustin James described CBU Biology International Research and service opportunities through MHIRT.  Interested students are encouraged to attend the MHIRT Projects Symposium Saturday, 18 Sept. 2010 
    • CBU Biology Student Research    (Dr. Eisen's List of Examples)
    • Dr. Merat will describe the Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors (particularly as as options for pre-health care students).  You will find details about these majors linked from the Chemistry Dept. web page
    • During the meeting we will see some Biology Dept. web pages.  There is an email listserv for all biology students.  If you are not receiving CBU Biology email ( messages, you are welcome to join the Biology listserv.  To be added to the list, email Dr. Ross,
    Photos from the 2010 Meeting
      Students and faculty to the 2010 meeting.
  • Fall Registration and Classes
  • Fri.--Sun., 20-21 Aug. 2010:  New Student Orientation 
  • New Student Orientation [2010 information will soon be available]
  • Monday, 23 August 2010  First Day of Fall Semester Classes
    • Chemistry Placement Exam Information:  The placement exam was given during summer advising.  The placement exam is required for those who wish to take Chem 113.  For those who missed the exam this summer, it will be given the first day of class in Chem 113.  For more information, contact Dr. Merat (email; phone 901-321-4201) 
    • Many science labs do meet the first week of classes.  For example, all sections of BIOL 111L Principles of Biology I Lab will meet.  Additionally, all BIOL 111 "discussion" sections will meet as scheduled.  Many non-Freshman Biology labs will also meet the first week.  Check with your professor. 
    Principles of Biology 4 Nov. 2008
    Link to Being a successful student

    Be prepared:
    Buy gloves for your Biol lab course!

    10-11 June  8-9 July 2-3 August 2010   Summer Advising for new students
  • Summer Advising Schedule
  • 13 and 14 May 2010  Baccalaureate and Commencement Photos
  • Beta Beta Beta Receives Student Life Awards 26 April 2010
    The CBU Office of Student Life recognizes outstanding students and student organizations for their commitment to organizational and Lasallian principles.
    • 2010 CBU Student Organization of the Year presented to the Mu tau chapter of Beta Beta Beta by CBU Student Life
    • 2010 Advisor of the Year presented to Dr. Mary Ogilvie, Professor of Biology, faculty advisor to BBB
    The Sadie Lisenby Award recognizes students who have embellished the qualities of Ms. Sadie through their efforts on campus, the Memphis community, or the world. 
    • 2010 Sadie Lisenby Achievment Award for Service to CBU presented to Kristi Prevost (President of Mu tau, BBB)
    Link to national Beta Beta Beta

    Archives CBU Biology News & Events
  • CBU Biology:  Fall 2009-Spring 2010 Academic Year
  • CBU Biology:  Fall 2008-Spring 2009 Academic Year
  • CBU Biology:  Fall 2007-Spring 2008 Academic Year
  • CBU Biology:  Fall 2006-Spring 2007 Academic Year
  • CBU Biology:  Fall 2005-Spring 2006 Academic Year
  • Index of photo pages:  CBU Biology Fun Photos
    CBU's Mu Tau chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the national biology honor society.
    CBU Biology Students' research. CBU Biology Student Research: List of Examples
    Biology Faculty Award and Dominic Dunn Award


    Link to CBU's BBB web page.
    CBU Biology Student Survival Tips
  • CBU Counseling Center offers Study Skills Assistance
  • Study Skills Links (from Indiana University)
  • MCAT Test Prep
  • Learning: Your First Job (by Dr. Robert Leamnson)

  • "A Modest Proposal to Students"  suggestions for classroom behavior, etc.

  • Successful Math and Science Study Skills:
  • Math study skills
  • Biology study skills; Biology reading skills
  • Physics study skills
  • Chemistry study skills
  • Do you need a tutor for a CBU science course?
    In the past, Beta Beta Beta students have offerd a tutoring service.
    • Tri-Beta may be able to suggest a possible tutor for CBU students in the sciences. Contact Dr. Ogilvie for information. 

    Tennesse HOPE scholarships 
    (lottery scholarships)  FAQ
    Link to Being a successful student
  • How to be a Student
  • Study smarter
  • Reading in the sciences
  • Sleep on it!

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