Day: April 1, 2024

Biological Science’s Influential Leader – Brigitte Morin

Biological Science’s Brigitte Morin was recognized as one of Michigan Tech’s most influential leaders during Women’s History Month. Morin was featured in Tech Today’s story on Michigan Tech’s most influential women, who are making strides to improve equity, diversity, and inclusion across campus. A Husky Nation post titled, “Women’s History Month and Beyond: Six Michigan Tech Leaders Reflect on Their Work and Inspiration” features Brigitte’s personal and professional perspectives on the subject, with insight and quotes from Morin herself.

Brigitte Morin
Brigitte Morin

As the daughter of two K-12 educators, she experienced first-hand what it took to have a significant positive impact on young students. Now, as she teaches her own sizeable college courses at MTU, she takes steps to make sure her classroom is a space for learning, inclusivity, and positivity.

Brigitte earned her Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) from Michigan Technological University, as well as a certificate in Secondary Education and minors in both General Science and Spanish. After graduating from Michigan Tech, Brigitte taught high school Biology for six years, then earned her MS degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University. Brigitte has returned to Michigan Tech as a lecturer, primarily in the MLS program. Her teaching interests include Clinical Lab Techniques, Clinical Immunology and Serology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Human Nutrition, and Parasitology.

About the Biological Sciences Department

Biological scientists at Michigan Technological University help students apply academic concepts to real-world issues: improving healthcare, conserving biodiversity, advancing agriculture, and unlocking the secrets of evolution and genetics. The Biological Sciences Department offers seven undergraduate degrees and three graduate degrees. Supercharge your biology skills to meet the demands of a technology-driven society at a flagship public research university powered by science, technology, engineering, and math. Graduate with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed to solve real-world problems and succeed in academia, research, and tomorrow’s high-tech business landscape.

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