Emilia Asante


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The biological sciences attracts people from diverse backgrounds. We understand the value of interacting in such a diverse environment enhances scientific endeavors and students’ capacity to learn and succeed in science. We strive for inclusion and equity in all our departmental practices and to provide a learning community that reflects the racial and gender composition of our state.

Fall 2023

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30%, URM

Ph.D. Candidates

56%, Female

100%, 100%

Ph.D. 1st Year Retention

Total, URM

93%, 50% -- National Ave Life Sciences

88%, 91%

Ph.D. Graduation Rate

Total, URM

63%, 54% -- National Ave Life Sciences

5.6, 5.9

Years to Ph.D.

Total, URM


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Female Faculty