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Becky Holden from Butte Environmental Council answers questions from a student. Photo courtesy of FISHBIO.

Biological science department holds second career fair

Alejandra Fraga // February 12, 2017

The Biological Sciences Outreach Committee put on its second biology career fair at Chico State. "We're thankful to all the volunteers, panelists, and companies" said Rebecca Brunelli, chair of committee...

Bio professors book addresses climate change

Bio professor’s book addresses climate change

Austin Redfern // January 21, 2015

In "Phylogeography of California" published by UC Press in August 2014, Schierenbeck explains how the evolutionary events over 1 billion years have shaped the distribution of California's flora and...

Clubs must pay AS banking fee for funds

Clubs must pay AS banking fee for funds

Christine Lee // March 4, 2014

Chico State is holding a campus club accountable for profits from selling lab manuals to students.   Omicron Theta Epsilon has been selling to students using a Wildcat Card reader since...

Dr. Patricia Edelmann, professor, biology department. Courtesy of Chico State.

Campus building-use policy under review

Enrique Raymundo // February 25, 2014

Chico State's policy for determining how much it charges organizations to use its facilities is under review by campus administration. The policy generated some controversy last semester with a biological...

University enforces student club policies

University enforces student club policies

Christine Lee // February 19, 2014

Chico State is hammering down old policies on how student clubs are allowed to organize, according to some clubs on campus. A campus-wide email sent out during winter break re-enforced rules on...

Students are captivated during Thursdays session of Biology of Sex, during which professor Rebecca Brunelli incorporated an activity in which students were either asexual or sexual reproducers.Photo credit: Grant Mahan

‘Biology of Sex’ succeeds with students

Prin Mayowa // February 18, 2014

The “Biology of Sex” course has no empty seats. The class takes students back to the basics and covers topics ranging from mutations in genes to why people want to get into each other’s...

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