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Give to Biology

The Biology Department has the following foundation accounts that exist to provide a vehicle for alumni and friends to support our endeavors. We are indebted to the generosity of alumni and friends who have funded these accounts.

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If you would like to support the important activities of the Department of Biology, please donate to the PSU Foundation specifying the name of the account you wish to support.  Alumni and friend donations  have made a tremendous impact on our ability to serve the students, and we are very grateful for your generosity.  Thanks!

  • The Graduate Teaching Award for Biology

The Graduate Teaching Award, which is awarded to three students each year, recognizes outstanding teaching by  Graduate Teaching Assistants in Biology.

    • The David Clark Endowment Fund

    This fund is designed to provide monetary support for undergraduate students to travel for biological research and/or conferences.

    • The Lester Newman Seminar Support Account

    This fund supports the department's seminar series, which brings in scientists from around the country to speak to our faculty and students about their research.

    • Forbes Lea Endowed Fund for Student Research

    This fund is designed to support student research and honor two faculty who gave their academic careers so completely to students.  This endowed fund provides seminal funds to students exploring basic and applied questions in biology.

    • Museum Fund

    This fund supports the departmental efforts to curate and catalog our animal natural history heritage.  Our major holdings are in the vertebrates.  This collection is used in research, teaching and community outreach activities.

    • Herbarium Fund

    This fund supports departmental efforts to curate and manage our floral natural history heritage.  The collection is used in teaching, research and outreach.

    • Biology Scholarship Fund

    This fund is used to support financially strapped Biology students to pursue a degree.

    • Biology Unrestricted Account

    This fund is used to support outreach activities with the community.

     

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