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NEWS AND EVENTS

Keep up with the latest news and events at Briggs on our 'What's Happening' page; to read about us in other news sources and online media, visit 'Briggs in the News'; click on the icons (right) to narrow down your news search; and for our complete archives, click here.


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Lyman Briggs College Holds 7th Annual Research Symposium at Holmes Hall
More than 500 students took part in last week's Research Symposium, the 7th annual event held at Holmes Hall. Students from each major discipline participated, either as a class or as individuals, by giving an oral presentation or presenting a poster of their undergraduate research project. Some chose to present research from independent study, Alternative Spring Break, and Study Abroad.


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Briggs Students Visit Chicago's Field Museum
More than 50 Briggs students traveled to Chicago last week, for a behind-the-scenes look at the famed Field Museum and some professional scientists at work.


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Briggs Student Group Hosts Science Day for Middle School Students from Flint
Last week, the Briggs Multicultural Alliance (BMA) hosted a science day for a middle school class from Potter Elementary School in Flint. This marks nearly a decade of partnership for the event held by BMA, a student organization that stands for the Briggs core values of diversity and inclusion.


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Briggs Students Visit ConAgra Foods
As part of LB 494 (an upper-level Briggs course), students visited the headquarters of ConAgra foods in Omaha, NE Nov. 15-17, and learned more about the world of food science. The course, designed to explore non-medical options for students pursuing a science degree, is the brainchild of Dr. Ryan Sweeder who is an associate professor of chemistry at Briggs.


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Briggs Freshmen Visit Potter Park Zoo
Twenty-three freshmen toured Potter Park Zoo in Lansing this week as part of their LB 133 class, a class all Briggs students take to begin the exploration of the history, philosophy, and sociology of science.

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