Students turn in their end-of-the-semester project folders during Introductory Biology 152, a required course for biology majors, held in a large lecture hall in Bascom Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on April 30, 2009. The class is taught by Sara Hotchkiss, assistant professor of botany. ©UW-Madison University Communications 608/262-0067 Photo by: Jeff Miller Date: 04/09 File#: NIKON D3 digital frame 9494

Student Resources

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AP and Transfer Credits

Beyond the Classroom

Students are encouraged to participate in both in- and out-of-classroom experiences.  These experiences provide the opportunity to narrow career interests, apply their knowledge to the world around them, build transferrable skills, and gain practical experience in the field.

Alternative Breaks through the Wisconsin Union

Informational Interviews -a step-by-step guide

International Academic Programs-Study Abroad for Conservation Biology students

International Internship Program

Internships -how to find one

Morgridge Center for Public Service

Center for Leadership & Involvement -student organizations

Research Experiences for Undergrads (REUs) through the National Science Foundation

Health and Wellness


Biocommons -check out the “Research” tab

Find a Research Mentor -Wiscience video series

JUST Journal -UW Madison student run journal that publishes student research

Research Experiences for Undergrads (REUs) through the National Science Foundation

Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS) -apply during first or second year

WISCIENCE -research classes

Wisconsin Discovery Portal-search for UW-Madison research mentors by topic

Wisconsin Ecology -search potential UW research mentors related to Ecology

Zoology 152 Independent Research Project