Twelve University of St. Francis (USF) students were inducted into the national biology honor society on March 21.
Alumna Julie Doll of Joliet, and a past president of Gamma Kappa Chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the national biology honor society, presented her undergraduate research into anatomical variations.
Requirements for induction into the honor society include being a biology major, having completed at least three biology courses at USF and having a 3.00 GPA in biology, according to advisor and professor Jacqueline Wittke-Thompson.
To date, 57 undergraduate biology majors and three biology faculty members have been inducted into the honor society. These members present novel research at symposiums and scientific meetings. Some have been awarded undergraduate research grants through USF and Beta Beta Beta, added Wittke-Thompson.
The following students were inducted into the USF Gamma Kappa Chapter of Beta Beta Beta:
Elwood – Eleni Cimino
Joliet – Thomas O’Connor
La Grange Park – Tricia Masterson
Lockport – Samantha Mosz
Minooka – Eric Kubacki
Mokena – Sarah Saffran
Morris – Selma Dzelil and Rachel Max
Sheridan – Kelissa Peterson
Tinley Park – William Batsch
Wilmington – Jacqueline Mann
Lewiston – Meridith DeLuca
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