Thursday, May 19, 2016
On May 14th, 2016, 13 doctoral, 16 masters and 78 bachelors degrees were conferred at the Department of Biological Sciences diploma ceremony. Department Head Aaron Mitchell, MCS Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs Maggie Braun, and Assistant Head for Graduate Affairs Shoba Subramanian presided over the ceremony.
The diversity of the degrees awarded to the 78 graduating seniors included:
- 33 B.S. in Biological Sciences
- 13 B.S. in Biological Sciences and Psychology
- 9 B.S. in Neuroscience
- 8 B.S. in Biological Sciences/Neuroscience Track
- 8 B.A. in Biological Sciences
- 5 B.S. in Computational Biology
- 1 B.S.A. in Biological Sciences and Music Technology
- 1 B.S.A. in Biological Sciences and Art
There were also three students graduating with Honors in Research Biology and three Science and Humanities Scholars. The interdisciplinary nature of Carnegie Mellon University was highlighted in the additional majors and minors of the students. Art, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Ethics, Hispanic Studies, Japanese Studies, Philosophy, Professional Writing, Psychology, and Social & Political History were just a few of the additional majors and minors.
Outstanding Academic Achievement, Outstanding Undergraduate Research, and Student Advisory Council Service Awards honors were bestowed upon 40 undergraduate students.
Congratulations to all of the graduates!
(Photos from the ceremony are available online here.)