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Research Opportunities

Faculty and students are actively engaged in a wide range of research areas including biotechnology, ecology, genetics, physiology, and systematics.

All faculty involved in research serve as mentors for undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in participating in the process of scientific discovery.

Motivated students are encouraged to meet with faculty members to learn about available research opportunities.

Student Organizations


Tri-Beta is a national organization whose purpose is to honor biology students that have achieved high scholastic standards, to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment and investigation in the biological sciences, and to promote the dissemination of information and new interpretations among students of the life sciences.

TSU Environmental Society

The TSU Environmental Society is a student organization devoted to helping minimize the impact of human activities on the environment. The Society provides a platform to spread public awareness of contemporary issues and engages students in hands-on activities designed to reduce the negative impact of human actions.  Community service and educational outreach are significant components for the society, but most important is the camaraderie that exists among friends within the society.  For more information, please check out our Facebook page @

Tarleton Student Wildlife Society

The TSU Student Wildlife Society is a student chapter of The Wildlife Society. The TSU Student Wildlife Society provides opportunities to interact with wildlife professionals through meetings, field trips and special workshops.

AMSA (American Medical Student Association) 

Tarleton Chapter AMSA meets regularly to discuss current topics of interesting in the healthcare arena, often featuring guests from the various healthcare careers. Membership is not limited to pre-medical students. The local organization is comprised of students seeking professional school admission to dental, pharmacy, physical therapy, physicians assistant programs as well as medical school. Contact Drs. Rueben Walter ( or Max Sanderford (, faculty advisors, for more information.