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Welcome to the College of Science!

Never before in human history have the frontiers of science advanced in a more relentless pace. The latest scientific advances only make more urgent, rather than less, the need for developing future leaders who are scientifically informed, broadly educated, and capable of making value-based decision to harness the power of science in service of humanity.

The tradition of Science at Benedictine is really the story of generations of men and women with a passion for teaching and research, who delight in sharing not only ideas, but also their lives with their students. For nearly a century, the Science faculty at Benedictine University has prepared its students to lead lives of meaning, purpose and distinction. The Science Programs at Benedictine have long been recognized as a significant source of graduates who continue their education for advanced degrees in science and professional graduate programs. Empowered by a value-centered Benedictine science education that emphasizes hands-on scientific exploration and discovery, our alumni have gone on to realize their professional potential, build stellar careers and bring their talents to bear on our society’s most pressing needs.

China Polination ProjectCome to learn about the 2015 Benedictine University China Pollination Project. Summer 2015, students will travel to China with Benedictine professors (Dr. Heinz and Dr. Day) to conduct research on pollinators. Accommodations, meals, and local transportation during the three-week program will be paid for by Benedictine’s partner university in Shenyang (northeast China). Additional financial support may also be available. Students can learn more about the project and apply online through the website APPICATIONS DUE SEPTEMBER 3

Kyle TurcicKyle Turcic graduated from Benedictine University this May after not only impressing faculty members with his grasp of biology and laboratory research, but also being commended by some of the nation’s most distinguished and recognized professionals in the field.