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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.

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On May 4th, the University of Washington held its second annual Aquatic Science Open House, inviting Seattle-area families, students, and teachers to explore the institution’s marine and freshwater science programs. 

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Summer campaign staff, Fund for the Public Interest

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that runs campaigns for America's leading environmental and social change organizations like Environment America and US PIRG. We launched the Fund in 1982 to help find ways to engage people on the most pressing problems of our day and turn that support into solutions. By having face-to-face, one-on-one conversations, we give millions of people the opportunity for their voices to be heard through petitions, emails, and small donations. This summer we will be working with Environment Washington to protect the Southern Resident Orca.

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May 23, 2019 | Job

EDUC 215: Resilience for College and Beyond (Autumn, 2019)

In EDUC 215, students learn skills to enhance their wellbeing in college and in their life in general. Particular focus is paid to skills that help students withstand common difficulties in life, like a disagreement with a loved one, tolerating doing work you don't want to do, and managing negative emotions in a healthy way.

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May 23, 2019 | Course

Paid 6 month internships in Fisheries and Aquatic Science (Olympia, WA)

American Conservation Experience, a nationwide Non-Profit Conservation Corps based in Flagstaff, AZ and Salt Lake City, Utah in partnership with the USFWS Puget Sound & Olympic Peninsula Complex in Lacey Washington is seeking TWO Fisheries Field Interns to dedicate 6 months to the monitoring of fisheries resources.

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May 22, 2019 | 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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