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February 4, 2016
Naturalist Mike Bardgett will discuss the porcupine in his presentation “Porcupines: A Sticky Situation” at the February edition of Animal House on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. at the Werner Wildlife Museum.
January 11, 2016
The Tate Geological Museum will look at “Dinosaurs of Wyoming” through four lectures beginning on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m.
January 8, 2016
The public is invited to attend the monthly “Coffee, Tea and Dee” event for the spring 2016 semester on the following Wednesdays: January 20, February 17, March 23, April 20, and May 4 at the Tate Geological Museum from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The primary mission of the biology department is to provide academic training in biology and pre-professional areas including medicine, dentistry, optometry, physical and occupational therapy and veterinary science. The biology department also assists in providing students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in biology on the Casper College campus via UW/CC.

Located in the Loftin Life Science Building, the biology department has state-of-the-art teaching facilities and labs that are some of the best equipped in the region. The exceptional faculty have diverse backgrounds and they are able to offer courses in a wide variety of biological areas. The faculty foster an interest in, and appreciation for, scientific inquiry.

The biology department has excellent facilities allowing educators to provide students with a rich experience in small classes with undivided attention. The biology department offers degree programs in Biology and an array of pre-professional areas, as well as opportunities for research oriented exploration. Fittingly for a college in a state where natural ecosystems are intact and spectacular, many of the classes emphasize field biology. Biology courses are offered in both the traditional classroom setting and the Moodle online format.

Degrees

Associate of Science degrees

Faculty

Brandi Atnip
307-268-2541
LS 110

John Chase
307-268-2898
LS 211

Scott Johnson (Department Head)
307-268-2001
LS 208

Kelly Keenan
307-268-2302
LS 105

Sharyn Polley
Distance Education

Will Robinson
307-268-2359
LS 206