About the Biology Department
The Biology Department consists of 20 active faculty members and serves over 750 Biology Majors. Undergraduate fields of study include a B.S. with a Major in Biology specializing in 1) general biology, 2) molecular, cellular and developmental biology, 3) ecology and evolutionary biology, or 4) pre-health sciences emphasis; and a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology. We have a strong and dynamic graduate program with nearly 30 students working in a broad array of disciplines.
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About the University of North Dakota
The University of North Dakota was founded in 1883 and is the state's most comprehensive intensive research university. UND is also home to accredited graduate schools of law and medicine. Currently, about 13,000 students are enrolled in over 190 fields of study. The campus includes 223 buildings spread over 549 beautiful acres. UND offers graduate education in 83 programs with an enrollment of over 2,500 students. UND has established an international repuation for research and scholarship, with over $100 million in sponsored research income received in 2007.
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About Grand Forks
The University of North Dakota is located in Grand Forks, ND, a college town of 50,000 on the Red River of the North separating North Dakota and Minnesota. Nearby metropolitan centers include Fargo, ND 70 miles to the south and Winnipeg, Manitoba 150 miles to the north. Commercial airline service links the Grand Forks International Airport to Minneapolis and on to other destinations worldwide.
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