Students in science lab

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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Daniel Podzunas (Mechanical Engineering, Math) standing at the door of the Department of Mathematics.

Pi Mu Epsilon Society Journal Publishes WNE Student and Faculty Puzzle Solutions

Western New England University celebrates the publication of mathematical puzzle solutions in the Pi Mu Epsilon (PME) Society Journal. Senior Daniel Podzunas and Professor Cheng-Han Pan's collaborative efforts mark a significant achievement in problem-solving and mathematical scholarship.

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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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Writers Series author Jung Yun photo by Greg Dohler

WNE New Writers Reading Series to Feature Author Jung Yun

Western New England University's New Writers Reading Series proudly features acclaimed author Jung Yun, renowned for her work, O Beautiful. Join this literary evening on October 26th at 6:00 p.m., a chance to engage with the mind behind the New York Times Editors' Choice book.

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