Fall BIO 101 Course

Through a series of lectures and activities, BIO 101 explores the academic paths, careers, opportunities, research, and trends in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Students will be exposed to the diversity of STEM fields and research through lectures led by faculty, expert and professionals in their field. Fun Science activities provide opportunities for the students to engage in hands-on science activities in different STEM fields. The goal is to expose students to a wide range of possible career options, and inspire students to pursue diverse academic paths in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematical fields. 

 

BIO 101-001 Course schedule - Fall 2022

 

Course Calendar

Date

Topic

Speaker(s)

Assignments

8/ 22

Introduction & Syllabus

Meet in mentor groups

Dr. Vincent Cassone

 

8/29

Medical School

Dr. Wendy Jackson

 

9/5

Labor Day- no class

 

 

9/12

Neuroscience

Dr. Mark Prendergast

 

9/19

Earth and Environmental Science

Dr. David Moecher

 

9/26

Undergraduate Research and Chemistry

Dr. Chad Risko

Identify the Problem

10/3

Fake News and Real Information. How to Find it.

Dr. Vincent Cassone

 

10/10

Physics

Dr. Brad Plaster

 

10/17

Biology Education

Jennifer Osterhage

Career Spotlight

10/24

Fall Break-no class

 

 

10/31

 

 

Abstract

11/7

Medical Student Panel

 

 

11/14

Graduate Student panel

 

What’s being done?

11/21

Office of Undergraduate Research (15-20 min)

 Time in mentor groups to discuss labs and poster

 

 

11/28

Happy Thanksgiving! Work on Posters on own

 

Poster ready to print (Wed 11/30)

12/5

Poster Presentations

 

Poster presentation quiz

12/12

Finals Week- No Class