The Biologist and the Beekeeper

beekeeping

For years, Dr. Craig Story (biology) listened to requests from students interested in having a bee hive to study apiculture, or beekeeping. Now for the first time, Gordon has its own hive and a new student club, the Gordon College Beekeeping Association (GCBA).

Seeing Cleveland through an Intern’s Eyes

kristiina

“Before heading into my second year at Gordon, I wanted to get a good look into the medical world (specifically the hospital environment) to confirm that studying biology was, in fact, the right thing for me.”

Biology Major Researches Kidney Transplants at Duke University Lab

This summer, Verna Curfman ’17 (biology) joined forces with renowned scientist and transplant surgeon Dr. Stuart Knechtle of Duke University School of Medicine to understand why the human body sometimes rejects transplanted organs, despite desperately needing them. What… Read More

Surveying Streams and Wrangling Fish with the U.S. Forest Service

josh mclaughlin

When Josh McLaughlin ’17 found himself face down in snorkel gear and a dry suit, plucking mussels from the bed of the John Day River in Oregon, he wasn’t simply taking a mud bath.

Investigating Inflammation at Beth Israel

cornwell research team

This summer, several student-faculty teams are tackling research projects in the arts and sciences—from asthma to accounting audits, bilingualism and women in leadership.