Learn to lead and confront the challenges of preserving and enhancing human and environmental health as you explore the dynamic complexities of the natural world through our innovative curriculum and close collaboration with our expert, friendly faculty.

Our small classes promote an engaged experience and a deep understanding of the latest scientific ideas and discoveries.


  • The 2018 Biological and Environmental Sciences Scholarship and Award Winners

    The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is proud to present the winners of the 2018 scholarships and awards.

    The 2018 student award winners from Biological and Environmental Sciences
  • Imperiled Freshwater

    In a world with so much water, how can it be at risk? In a recent editorial for the Richmond Times Dispatch, Dr. Dina Leech explains how human activities threaten the world's precious freshwater resources and what everyday citizens can do to help.