Zoology & Environmental Biology

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The combined Senate of the University of Nigeria and the Technical Committee from the Michigan State University approved the establishment of the Department of Zoology in 1961, following a presentation by a team from the Michigan State University.  By the approval of the Senate of the University in March 2011, the name of the Department was changed from “Zoology” to “Zoology and Environmental Biology”. This followed the submission of a revised curriculum by the Department of Zoology to reflect current trends and to accommodate relevant areas in the emerging multidisciplinary fields of environmental biology/management and climate change. The change in nomenclature and associated revised curriculum had been approved by the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) in August 2015. read more…