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New Major in Marine Biology

Explore the diversity of marine life in the field, lab, and classroom. Focus your college education with our innovative academic programs.

Announcement

New Marine Biology Major
Starting Autumn 2018

Find out more about the newest major at the UW College of the Environment

Student Spotlights

Andrew Chin, a senior double majoring in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and Marine Biology shares his month-long experience sailing South Pacific with the SEA Semester program

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2019 UW Environmental Career Fair, February 20, 2019

Step up your job search game by attending the 2019 UW Environmental Career Fair! Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mary Gates Hall Commons, UW Seattle Campus Hosted by the UW College of the Environment

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Jan 23, 2019 | Events, Job

UW instructors get out of their comfort zone and adopt classroom technologies to enhance the student learning experience

Marine biology instructor Jose Guzman flipped his classroom; upending the traditional way of teaching and learning, with instructors delivering lectures online so students can learn outside the classroom at their own pace and time. More interactive activities, such as tackling case studies, move into the classroom, allowing students to work together and with the instructor to solve problems. Video has become a key tool to deliver important material outside the classroom, which had been previously done in a lecture format.

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Jan 22, 2019 | General, In the News, Course

Field Assistant – University of Washington & King County

The University of Washington and King County has a great opportunity for a temporary hourly Field Assistant. The two have come together to carry out a project entitled “Floating Treatment Wetlands Reduce Contaminants & Nutrients in Urban Stormwater Runoff”. The purpose of the research is to test coho mortality from direct stormwater and to determine the necessary contact time for stormwater with the floating wetlands to adequately remove metals and contaminants that will significantly reduce coho juvenile mortality and adult pre-spawn mortality.

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Jan 18, 2019 | Job

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Study at Friday Harbor Laboratories

Find out more about Friday Harbor Laboratories, one of the best places in the world to study marine biology, in the scenic San Juan Islands.

Marine Biology Adviser Joe Kobayashi

Contact the Adviser

Joe Kobayashi, Marine Biology Academic Adviser
Fishery Sciences 116 | (206) 543-7426 | marbiol@uw.edu

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