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Biology Honor Society

TRI-BETA

Meet like-minded students and make professional connections.

The mission of Tri-Beta is to encourage undergraduate research, primarily through research awards and conferences. Because it is a honorary society, you must attain a specific G.P.A. to be eligible for membership. If you qualify, you will be contacted by Professor Brian Merkel, the organization's faculty advisor.

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Student performs research in lab

About the Organization

With over 200,000 lifelong members and 626 chapters throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Tri-Beta is an honor society for undergraduate and graduate students. It was founded in 1922, became a national organization in 1925 and started BIOS, the society journal, in 1930.

Why Should You Join?

  • Attend group meetings and conferences where you can network with thousands of members across the county, potentially leading you to a job opportunity.
  • Earn grants and research awards to highlight your academic excellence.
  • Be part of a community on campus.
  • Simply put, it looks good on your résumé.
Karen Stahlheber

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Want to know more about the benefits of joining Tri-Beta? Get in touch with us, and we’re happy to answer any questions you have.

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