Class of 2020

Congratulations Graduates!

Everyone in the Department of Biological Sciences wishes each and everyone one of you the very best on your future endeavors.

Dear Class of 2020,

Heartiest congratulations! You have achieved a very important milestone in your life by completing all the degree requirements and you are now ready to take on new challenges. You have received a degree from Michigan Tech, a valuable asset, that tells the world that you have taken most challenging coursework, have extensive hands-on experience gained through our lab courses, have been socially responsible serving the community, and above all, you have the wisdom to use all the acquired knowledge for the benefit of fellow human beings. This year has been especially challenging due to COVID-19 problems and it is amazing to see how you all along with your teachers responded to this crisis and came out as winners at the end. Please keep in touch and let us know how you are progressing in your life. All faculty and staff of the Biological Sciences Department at Michigan Tech wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

Dr. Joshi Portrait
Dr. Chandrashekhar P. Joshi
Professor & Chair, Department of Biological Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy Candidates

Master of Science Candidates

Bachelor of Science Candidates

Class Tributes

"My best friends, Autumn, Brynn, and Lynea are the reason I am where I am today. We have had great times! I am so thankful for them. I wouldn’t be here without my professors, especially Karyn Fay. She has impacted my life so much! "Briana Cronk '20, Medical Laboratory Science
"I would like to thank my family, my friends and everyone that is or has been a part of Dr. Tumban's lab. I could not have accomplished everything that I have with out all of you!"Brenna Rosso '20, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
"A huge thank you to my family, especially my parents, who have allowed me to have so many opportunities across three continents. And thank you to my friends, old and new, for making college memorable. Thank you to those who advised me and supported my path through academics and mentorship, I am sure of my future because of you!"Molly McKenzie '20, Biological Sciences
"Tessa, I can't put into words how important you have been to me in the last three years. I never could have made it here without you. From orientation week to graduation, you have been there every step of the way. I am going to miss seeing your face in class everyday, talking about our flies, and having dinner together in Wads. I am excited for our next steps, and I know the miles between us won't slow us down. Thank you for being such an incredible friend!"Lucinda Hall '20, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
"Thanks to the Department of Biological Sciences for support through teaching assistantships, the Great Lakes Research Center for a great place to work, and the Huckarelli Lab Group for laughing at my stupid jokes."Dr. Chris Adams, '20 Biological Sciences

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