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Director's Message

Dear Human Biology Alumni, Students, and Friends,

First off, a warm congratulations to HumBio's Class of 2024! Yet another incredible cohort of students who have demonstrated resilience and adaptability, forged strong bonds, and achieved remarkable milestones together.

While campus may be quiet during the summer, our faculty and staff are busy making preparations for the upcoming school year. We cannot wait to see what lies ahead as we welcome a new cohort of HumBio majors into our community. 

Wishing everyone a safe and wonderful summer,
Lianne Kurina, PhD 
Bing Director, Program in Human Biology


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