Department of Biology records, 1960-1989


This collection has:

4.70 cubic ft., 1 digital objects

The Department of Biology emerged from its predecessor, the Department of Natural History. The Department was founded in 1892 and began offering undergraduate students the option of a departmental major in 1894. In the same year, the Department established its Ph.D. program. The Department of Biology conferred four Ph.D. degrees by 1906. The M.S. degree in biology began to be offered during the 1906-1907 academic year. The Department of Biology collaborated in the introduction of an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in the Molecular Basis of Biological Phenomena on the Medford campus in 1966.

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