Biology Colloquium Series

For the Fall 2021 semester, biology colloquium is completely online (via Zoom). Colloquium talks occur the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month during the academic year, from 4:10 - 5:00 PM. Talks are open to the public. Please contact Dr. Masaru Nakamoto (, the biology colloquium coordinator, with information on how to connect to this seminar series online.

AgriNovus – Careers in Indiana

Field Atlas is a career exploration site founded by AgriNovus Indiana Indiana  for jobs in the agbiosciences. If you're interested in food, science, technology, and/or agriculture and the jobs that integrate those fields, this is a great resource for you!

Haunted Science Labs

The 2021 Valpo Haunted Science labs was a huge hit! Thanks to the Biology Club members for making this community outreach event such a success. We hope to see you again in 2022!

Valpo Undergraduate Authors

Congratulations to three of our 2021 biology department graduating seniors and undergraduate authors - Teodora Najdeska, Theodore Lefeber & Estefany Bocangel! The Nunnelly lab will miss you sorely and can't wait to hear about all the great things you do next. Congrats on your well-deserved success!

$1.5 Million EPIC Grant Funded by the NSF

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Valpo a six-year, $1.5 million grant to fund the Establishing Practices Integrating Commuters Plus (EPIC+) program. The program will use a multi-faceted, targeted recruitment strategy to reach underrepresented students who are pursuing a STM major. EPIC+ scholars receive enhanced academic opportunities to integrate them into the wider campus and scholarly community including: a multi-year research experience, participation in scientific conferences, presenting at departmental colloquia, faculty mentoring, career networking and peer support. EPIC+ is a continuation of the original EPIC program that demonstrated students in the program were more likely to succeed in STM…