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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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First year honors students on the University Commons rooftop terrace

Western New England University Celebrates 24th Annual Honors Program with Presidential Reception

Western New England University celebrated its new incoming class of Honors Program students with it’s 24th annual presidential reception. WNE President Robert E. Johnson welcomed the Class of 2027 to this distinguished program, emphasizing academic rigor and leadership opportunities.

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Study Abroad students in Pompeii

WNE Students/Staff Experience Life-Changing Journey in Sorrento, Italy

Western New England University students and staff embarked on a transformative journey to Sorrento, Italy, as part of the Sorrento Study Abroad program. This immersive experience included courses in Business Communication and Italian Culture, with enriching activities like gelato-making and tours of historic sites, offering students insights into Italian culture and global business practices.

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Students Engage in Meaningful Project and Learn with a Purpose

WNE faculty and students collaborate to enhance BEAR Necessities Market, aiding food-insecure students with innovative systems and support.

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