There are several overlapping sets of policies governing graduate students in the Biological Sciences Division, including those from university, divisional, and program-specific sources. On this page you will find general University information about graduate student policies, including information about the Office of Research Safety. Information specifically for BSD students requires a CNet login. Use the tabs at left to navigate this section.
Botanist Henry Chandler Cowles’s study of ecological succession in the Indiana Dunes along the southern shore of Lake Michigan in the late 1890s opened a new field of inquiry in the natural sciences: ecology. The investigation of a changing natural landscape carries increasing importance amid growing concerns about our environment.