Biological Sciences

Department news

Tenure track faculty position - Fish Biologist

Nicole Carpp talks about life in the biological sciences program. View this two-minute video to get a glimpse of this program.


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Research opportunities for undergraduate students

The Department of Biological Sciences is launching a new student research opportunity this year and we need your help to make it a success!

Pierce Cedar Creek Institute
Set on 661 acres in southwest Michigan, Pierce Cedar Creek Institute provides visitors with an exposure to a blend of diverse habitats including wetlands, forests, marshes, streams, lakes and prairies. The institute is open to the public year-round free of charge. Visitors may explore more than 7 miles of nature trails.

Free webinar

"When is a Grassland Restoration Truly Restored? Examining Microbial Community Responses to Fire in Remnant and Restored Grasslands"
A webinar presented by:
Kathryn Docherty, Western Michigan University
Ryan Koziatek, Kalamazoo Nature Center
Ashley Anne Wick, Kalamazoo Nature Center

Listen to the webinar