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Belhaven University Adds New Faculty to Enhance Academic Excellence

Belhaven University welcomed six new professors to its academic community. These distinguished educators come from diverse backgrounds, each...

Chemistry Alum's Breakthrough Research Holds Key to Advancing Green Energy

Belhaven University alum Dr. Sixbert Muhoza is studying a class of chemical materials which hold promise for use in green energy technologies.

Chemistry Major Research Published in Peer-Reviewed Science Journal

The Journal of Physical Chemistry A has published the peer-reviewed research of junior chemistry major Olivia Haney.

Belhaven Invites High School Students To STEM Discover Day 2023

Belhaven STEM Discover Day on February 24, 2023 and will showcase the University thriving science disciplines.

Belhaven University Announces Seven New Academic Offerings

Belhaven University is launching seven new academic offerings that will be available for new and continuing students.

Computer Science Major Sam Williams Selected by NASA for Internship

NASA is utilizing the expertise of Belhaven University computer science major Sam Williams.

American Chemical Society Honors Student Chapter with Top Award

Belhaven student chapter of the American Chemical Society is one of only three institutions in Mississippi to earn the highest honor for the 2021...

Biology, Chemistry Major Wins Second Place for Research

Laela Evans, a junior chemistry and biological sciences major, earned second place in the 85th Mississippi Academy of Sciences Undergraduate...

Major Collaboration Leads to Maker Movement at Belhaven

Belhaven University is joining the maker movement through a major collaboration between its Art and Design Department and Mathematics and Computer...

Chemistry Majors Selected for Competitive Research Program

Four Belhaven University chemistry majors were selected for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), a highly competitive research program.

Belhaven University Builds Testing Center to Track COVID-19

Belhaven University has constructed its own COVID-19 testing center to track asymptomatic students, faculty, and staff.

Biology Professor Challenges Theory of Evolution with New Book

Belhaven Biology Chair Dr. Robert Waltzer and four leading scientist co-authored a book that presents new evidence for Intelligent Design.

EasyKale Labs LLC and Belhaven Partner for Cancer Research

EasyKale® Labs and Belhaven University have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on cancer research.

Swine Flu: Prevention and Prognosis Seminar

As part of the Fall Biology Seminar Series at Belhaven College, Paul Byers, M.D., will present a lecture on the H1N1 virus, focusing on its...

Biology Students recognized by the Mississippi Academy of Sciences

Hannah Albritton and Jerry Zifodya, Belhaven College Biology students, were recognized for their contributions at the annual meeting of the...

Biology Department Offers Seminar Series

The Belhaven College Biology Department is hosting a lecture series on some of today’s pressing topics and legislation in the medical and...

Dr. Reid Bishop Honored by Mississippi Legislature

HEADWAE (The Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence) honored Dr. Reid Bishop, Associate Professor of Chemistry and...

New Degree Prepares Students for Tech Jobs

Belhaven University has recognized the opportunities this growing field provides for its students and is responding by offering a Bachelor of...

Belhaven University Hires New Biology Professor

Belhaven University is pleased to announce the addition of new faculty member Dr. Elizabeth Brandon to its School of Science and Mathematics. She...

2011-2012 Biology Graduate Placement

This school year, a number of Belhaven Biology Majors were accepted into medical schools, nursing schools and health related master programs.

Belhaven Launches Computer Science Program

Dr. David OGwynn 99 is returning to his alma mater to take the role of chair and assistant professor of Belhaven University new computer science...

Professor and Cyber-Security Expert Discusses Smartphone Safeguards

Dr. David OGwynn, chair and assistant professor of computer science, shared his expertise about smartphone security for a story with local...

New IT Concentration Tailored for Business Leaders

Belhaven University is now offering an information technology concentration for business leaders and management.

Belhaven Welcomes New Mathematics Professor

Belhaven University is pleased to announce the addition of new faculty member Dr. Joel Oakley to its School of Science and Mathematics.

Belhaven Receives Major Gift to Launch Engineering Partnership

Belhaven new Engineering Partnership received a major gift of $750,000 to provide the start-up costs for the new dual degree program with the...