LIN Seminar: "Neuronal lysosome transport and function: links to neurodegenerative diseases" by Swetha Gowrishankar (UIC)
E&E Seminar: "Perspectives on the diversification of bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera)" by Bruce Patterson (Field Museum)
E&E Seminar: "Restoration and diversity in Chicagoland prairies and parks" by Dr. Rebecca Barak (Chicago Botanic Garden)
E&E Seminar: "Evolutionary origins and ecological dynamics of a temperate biodiversity hotspot" by Richard Ree (Field Museum)
LIN Seminar: "Why Do We Sleep: the Molecular Basis of Sleep Homeostasis" by Dr. Ravi Allada (Northwestern University)
2,000 Students declared BioS majors for the Fall '18 semester. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences showed a record enrollment gain of nearly 4% from last year.
73 rd US News & World Report, UIC's Department of Biological Sciences graduate program moved up two places in the ranking to 73rd nationally.