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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

Abby von Hagel is a student from Seattle in the Interdisciplinary Honors Program pursuing a Major in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and a Minor in Marine Biology with plans to graduate in 2019. We talked with Abby to find out what inspires her to study marine biology and to learn how an introductory course led to her researching at the UW’s marine field station at Friday Harbor Labs.

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AIS 375: Engaging the Waterways class (autumn 2018)

AIS 375 is a special topics course titled Engaging the Waterways and will look specifically at the geographical, ecological, and cultural history of the physical campus grounds. It’s a hands-on course centered around the arrival of the Willapa Spirit honor canoe on campus this Autumn and will include walking tours, hearing from Native community elders and Canoe Families, and field expeditions.

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Sep 12, 2018 | Course

[Tide Bites]: River Otters in a Land Without Rivers

"Tide Bites" is the monthly newsletter of UW Friday Harbor Laboratories. This month, outgoing FHL Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Brent Hughes discusses his research on river otters. Read a short excerpt below, or read the full story at: http://depts.washington.edu/fhl/tidebites/Vol61/index.html. Dr. Hughes talks about his work with three undergraduates working under 'Doris Duke Conservation Fellowships'. Undergraduates from UW or any school are invited to learn more about this summer opportunity at http://uwconservationscholars.org/.

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Sep 4, 2018 | In the News

Paid internship opportunity for current UW students (UW Office for Youth Programs Development and Support)

The UW Office for Youth Programs Development and Support (YPDS) has a great internship opportunity for individuals interested in learning about youth engagement, policy development and project implementation. This office provides consultation and guidance to UW departments who operate youth programs. UW hosts over 200 youth programs and activities serving over 94,000 youth each year. Learn more about the office at our website: www.uw.edu/youth The YPDS intern will primarily assist with implementation of a new web-based registration system for UW youth programs, and support other activities as time allows. This internship starts in September and continues through to the end of Winter quarter, with a possibility of extension through Spring quarter pending funding availability.

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Aug 31, 2018 | Internship, 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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