ILS Senior, Fang Cao, named Rhodes Scholar
Fang plans to use the scholarship to pursue a master's degree in medical anthropology at the University of Oxford in England. His long-term plans include a career in medicine and public health policy. Read more about the scholarship and Fang's plans here.
iGem team earns Gold at International Competition
The University of Maryland earned a gold medal in the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) held in Boston from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, 2014. The competition engages student-led teams from universities across the globe to present novel synthetic biology projects that address real-world problems. Five of the team members are students in ILS. Read the article here.
Life Sciences (ILS) living-learning program incorporates four components in order
to provide a unique undergraduate experience.
- a residential program
- an honors track of four interdisciplinary science
- facilitated opportunities for meaningful research experiences
- service-learning experiences related to sustainability,
public health, and STEM education.
can lean more about these components here.