Department of Biological Sciences

Biology Student Organizations and Clubs

WIU Subunit of the American Fisheries Society (AFS)

A WIU student organization dedicated to the conservation, education, and promotion of aquatic resources.

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Jim Lamer

Illinois American Fisheries Society

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Pre-Professional Club

This Biology student organization is for all interested students pursuing a career in Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, or Graduate Studies in related fields.

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Richard O. Musser

Student President: Ahmed Rosenje

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Description: ßßß: Tri-Beta is the Biology Honor's Society. To be a member, a student must major in biology, biology education, or clinical lab science, have completed 46 hours of college credits, and completed at least three biology courses, of which at least one is beyond the 200 level.

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Shawn Meagher

Student President: Kassandra Karssen

WIU NSTA Student Teacher's Association

The National Science Teacher's Association Student chapter is for students interested in science education at the secondary (junior high to high school) level.

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Laura Barden-Gabbei

Zoology Club

This Biology student organization is for all students interested in Zoology and related fields.

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Ken McCravy

Student President: Kay Diveley