The Lion's Roar

University biologist contributes to sea turtle research

Dr. Roldan A. Valverde, a professor of biology, poses for a picture with a sea turtle. Valverde researches sea turtles and also works as the scientific director of the Sea Turtle Conservancy operating in Gainesville, Florida.

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2020

A university professor has contributed to research on sea turtles published by other zoologists from around the nation. The New York Times recently published an article named “Mother Sea Turtles Might Be Sneakier Than They Look” that explained a study done by two zoologists who said that sea turtle...

Biology lives in nature and research

At “Rock-n-Roar” 2018, the biological sciences department set up a reptile exhibit for high school students to observe.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

The Department of Biological Sciences, located on south campus, offers research and job opportunities that can mean more than a standard office setting. In addition to opening the door to diverse job environments, from research in the field to a job at a walk-in clinic, the Biological Sciences depart...