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The Department of Biology offers students the opportunity to study the living world, from biomolecules to ecosystems. Knowledge of biology is critical for addressing current medical, environmental, and social issues in our rapidly changing world.

2018 Student Award Winners

Congratulations to the following student award winners:

Dickinson Award: Ruhin Farsin
Smart Award: McKenzie Murvin, Parr McQueen, Jack Scheutzow, Barbara Fujita

Biology Feature Stories

  • Lookingbill Named Distinguished Educator

    Geography and biology professor Todd Lookingbill was named a 2018 University of Richmond Distinguished Educator.

A Dress of One's OwnWhen Sarah Wang, ’18, walked at commencement, she wore a one-of-a-kind dress she designed for herself through and independent study with Heather Hogg, director of costume and makeup in the theater and dance department.
To Ease the BurdenHow Charleston pediatrician Conrad Williams, '05, helps children at the end of their lives.

Contact Us

Mailing address:
Biology Department, Gottwald Science Center B-100
138 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8871
Fax: (804) 289-8233

Department Chair: Krista Stenger
Administrative Coordinator: Carol Esposito
Administrative Coordinator, Pre-Health and Integrative Science: Deatrice Cleaton