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Biological and Life Sciences

Highlights and Opportunities

  • Conduct terrestrial and aquatic research at the Ecology Research Center
  • Analyze biological data, such as DNA or protein sequences, at the Center for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary faculty in applied research projects related to food, health, and sustainable agriculture at the Institute for Food
  • Engage with professors on funded research or conduct your own independent research study in state-of-the-art lab spaces, including at the new Clinical Health Sciences and Wellness Building
  • Participate in research-focused internships and scholarships to work on independent projects:
    • Dean’s Scholars program, which provides a stipend for approximately 30 of Miami's best seniors, selected in the spring of their junior year, to conduct an independent study with a faculty mentor
    • Undergraduate Summer Scholars program, which awards a stipend plus money for supplies
    • Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education, which offers programs to enrich and enhance pre-healthcare education as well as internships and scholarships
  • Take advantage of valuable advice from professors about careers, graduate programs, and professional programs, including schools of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, optometry, and veterinary science

The College of Arts and Science

Representing nearly half of all students, the College of Arts and Science (CAS) is Miami University's largest division and the centerpiece of liberal arts — the wide range of subjects in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities crucial for the development of key professional skills desired by employers.


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143 Upham Hall
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056

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