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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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Herman Hall home of the College of Arts & Sciences entrance.

College of Arts & Sciences Honors Students For Outstanding Achievements

Academic excellence shines as Western New England University celebrates 16 graduating students’ achievements at the College of Arts & Sciences Senior Award Ceremony.

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President and General Manager of 22News Bob Simone addresses Communication students in the WNE TV studio.

College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Successful Event with Alumnus Bob Simone President and General Manager of 22 News

22 News President and General Manager Bob Simone, a distinguished alumnus, returns to Western New England University to inspire communication students with his insights into the broadcasting industry. Simone's visit provides students with valuable real-world perspectives and networking opportunities.

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Alison Castellano, the 2024 recipient of the WNE Teaching Excellence Award, stands proudly with previous Teaching Excellence Awardees who eagerly pass her the torch of honor! (L to R) Mike Rust (2022), Alison Castellano (2024), Hillary Bucs (2021), and Tim Vercellotti (2023).

Alison Castellano Honored with 2024 Teaching Excellence Award for Dedication and Inspirational Impact

Alison Castellano earns WNE's 2024 Teaching Excellence Award for her inspiring dedication, impactful teaching, and profound influence on students.

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