Spotlight: Kibbe Life Sciences Station
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Spotlight: Kibbe Life Sciences Station

Text slide: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY & UNIVERSITY TELEVISION PRESENT SPOTLIGHT Beth Seaton: Welcome to Spotlight! Today were at the Kibbe Field Station here close to the Mississippi River where were going to be talking to the manager of the Kibbe Field Station Dr. Sean Jenkins from Western Illinois University’s Biological Sciences department and the manager […]

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Weekly 360: Saving the Green Sturgeon
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Weekly 360: Saving the Green Sturgeon

The Green Sturgeon Brudoch project started back in 1999 in collaboration with the Arc Indian tribe. And they provided us with wild caught fish from their fishery And once the tribe captured these fish they would call us and say, “oh we got a couple of fish for you to check” And technically these fish […]

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A Degree in Microbrewology
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A Degree in Microbrewology

If you want to be successful in the craft beer industry you have to have a good quality control portion of your brewery. It’s a huge biological explosion back there, but in a good way. So…yeah! [Laughs] [Upbeat, electronic music plays] My name is Cassidy VanWarmerdam. I am Lead Quality Control here at Payette Brewing […]

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School of Biological Sciences Showcase
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School of Biological Sciences Showcase

We offer excellent opportunities for the students to gain really in-depth knowledge about a particular area of Biological Sciences. We have a very broad school in terms of the facilities and the staff expertise available to the students. So we’re a School of Biological Sciences and also Environmental Sciences so we cover a real wide […]

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Studying Winter Mammal Ecology in the Adirondacks
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Studying Winter Mammal Ecology in the Adirondacks

We’re teaching Winter Mammalian Ecology. It’s an EFB class, so we’re in the biology department, and it’s a 10-day class, so a short course, and we have the students come in. They’re pretty much upperclassmen. They’ve taken ecology and had some prerequisites in their program. And we bring them in here for a weekend in […]

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Where can a Bachelor of Science take you?
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Where can a Bachelor of Science take you?

A huge part of science is being able to think outside the box and to not be afraid to ask those questions like “why” or “what if”? I’m studying a Bachelor of Science because I really enjoy chemistry and it’s something that’s just come very naturally to me. I guess I’ve always had a strong […]

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