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Department of Physical and Biological Sciences

Exploring the Intersection of Health and Science

The Department of Physical and Biological Sciences strives to keep pace with the rapid changes in technology affecting the teaching and study of science. Our faculty has grown, our majors of study have expanded, but most exciting of all is our new home in the Center for the Sciences and Pharmacy. This $40 million facility houses state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, which dramatically expand opportunities for undergraduate research. Students of the department have gone on to have various achievements and even present at conferences across the country.

The department offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in the following major programs of study:  

The department also offers pre-allied health programs in:

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Anthony Gulluni

Western New England University Hosts District Attorney Anthony Gulluni for Guest Lecture

Western New England University hosts a guest lecture by Hampden County District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni, an esteemed alumnus, highlighting his impactful career in public service and innovative initiatives in community building.

University News, Arts and Sciences
Student team posing with faculty member in front of their presentation.

College of Arts and Sciences Showcases Faculty-Student Collaboration at Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting

Dr. Deana Vitrano and undergraduate students from Western New England University present research at the Eastern Psychological Association annual meeting, exploring the intricate links between ADHD, creativity, and cognitive processing, affirming the university's dedication to scholarly inquiry and collaborative learning.

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Maria Butrimas

WNE Senior Political Science Major Presents Latest Research at National Conference

WNE Political Science senior Maria Butrimas collaborates with Professor Tim Vercellotti to present their joint research on public attitudes toward Civil War monuments at the Pi Sigma Alpha National Conference in DC.

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