Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) Biological Honor Society is a society for undergraduate students dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Since its founding in 1922, more than 200,000 persons have been accepted into lifetime membership, and more than 670 chapters have been established throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
At the Tau Iota chapter of TriBeta in Chapel Hill, we focus on the opportunities a biology degree can provide. We host guest speakers at most monthly meetings, and we also host an annual career panel in the fall semester so that biology students can see how far a science degree can take them.
In addition to academics, we focus on building a thriving network on students through social, service, and departmental events. Our students can meet fellow biology students and the executive board at social events, such as trivia nights and study groups. We facilitate interactions between our members and the biology department through departmental events such as seminars and guest lectures. Additionally, we are involved in service opportunities in and around Carolina. In the past, this chapter has participated with Carolina Tiger Rescue, TABLE, Relay for Life, Communityworx, and the Carolina Community Gardens. We ultimately aspire to build well-balanced and passionate members of the local and biological community.