The biology program maintains a strong research program available to all students during their time at Meredith College. Biology students also have the opportunity to conduct research in labs at Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with postdoctoral research associates and advanced graduate students through a mentoring program supported by a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.
Students have presented their research at venues such as the North Carolina Academy of Science, Southeastern Association of Biology, State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium, and the Ecological Society of America.
Recent student research presentations include the following:
At Meredith College, Rimsha Afzal, ’15, was able to pursue both of her passions: theatre and biology. Encouraged by her professors, Rimsha took on multiple roles in plays, leadership, and challenging internships, becoming even stronger in the process.
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