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*'''Mission Statement'''
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"The '''Department of Biology''' is committed to excellence in research and teaching in the life sciences, from molecules to organisms to ecosystems, and to the development of scientifically informed citizens. The Faculty of teacher-scholars collaborates with students to foster critical thinking, professional skills, and intellectual independence, and actively promotes opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct original research.  The Faculty values collegiality and the pursuit of academic connections across disciplines, and faculty members place a priority on being accessible to students and colleagues as a means of fostering academic goals.  The Department creates a supportive and nurturing environment for faculty and student development and encourages their participation in professional societies and college governance."[http://web.wm.edu/biology/]
"The '''Department of Biology''' is committed to excellence in research and teaching in the life sciences, from molecules to organisms to ecosystems, and to the development of scientifically informed citizens. The Faculty of teacher-scholars collaborates with students to foster critical thinking, professional skills, and intellectual independence, and actively promotes opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct original research.  The Faculty values collegiality and the pursuit of academic connections across disciplines, and faculty members place a priority on being accessible to students and colleagues as a means of fostering academic goals.  The Department creates a supportive and nurturing environment for faculty and student development and encourages their participation in professional societies and college governance.  
 
  
Founded in 1905, the department offers a Master's program and is among the most popular majors at William & Mary. Representing a wide diversity of research and teaching interests among faculty and research associates, our goal is to encourage and facilitate independent thinking and creative investigation in both the laboratory and classroom. Biology occupies portions of [[Millington Hall]] and the [[Integrated Science Center]] on the main campus, as well as a building for ecological and population studies on the edge of campus, and has available for research and coursework the College Woods, Lake Matoaka, and a house on the Eastern Shore of Virginia."
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"Founded in 1905, the department offers a Master's program and is among the most popular majors at William & Mary. Representing a wide diversity of research and teaching interests among faculty and research associates, our goal is to encourage and facilitate independent thinking and creative investigation in both the laboratory and classroom. Biology occupies portions of [[Millington Hall]] and the [[Integrated Science Center]] on the main campus, as well as a building for ecological and population studies on the edge of campus, and has available for research and coursework the College Woods, Lake Matoaka, and a house on the Eastern Shore of Virginia."[http://web.wm.edu/biology/]
  
 
==Reference==
 
==Reference==
*Department of Biology webpage, http://web.wm.edu/biology/, accessed 18 February 2009
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*Department of Biology webpage, [http://web.wm.edu/biology/ http://web.wm.edu/biology/], accessed 18 February 2009
  
 
[[Category: College of William and Mary Academic Department|Biology]]
 
[[Category: College of William and Mary Academic Department|Biology]]

Revision as of 17:54, 28 February 2009

"The Department of Biology is committed to excellence in research and teaching in the life sciences, from molecules to organisms to ecosystems, and to the development of scientifically informed citizens. The Faculty of teacher-scholars collaborates with students to foster critical thinking, professional skills, and intellectual independence, and actively promotes opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct original research. The Faculty values collegiality and the pursuit of academic connections across disciplines, and faculty members place a priority on being accessible to students and colleagues as a means of fostering academic goals. The Department creates a supportive and nurturing environment for faculty and student development and encourages their participation in professional societies and college governance."[1]

"Founded in 1905, the department offers a Master's program and is among the most popular majors at William & Mary. Representing a wide diversity of research and teaching interests among faculty and research associates, our goal is to encourage and facilitate independent thinking and creative investigation in both the laboratory and classroom. Biology occupies portions of Millington Hall and the Integrated Science Center on the main campus, as well as a building for ecological and population studies on the edge of campus, and has available for research and coursework the College Woods, Lake Matoaka, and a house on the Eastern Shore of Virginia."[2]

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