opportunities beyond the classroom
students can choose to do field research in our Field or Marine Biology Quarter, take part in our annual Biology Research Symposium or get involved with research with our amazing faculty!
creative and highly interactive, intellectual environment
students are prepared to excel in positions in academia, industry, and governmental / non-governmental organizations.
diverse faculty interests
world class faculty study a wide spectrum of research areas including, Behavior, Conservation Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Marine Biology, Paleobiology, Plant Biology, Physiological Ecology, Theory, and Tropical Biology.
I am fascinated by animal behavior, and I have been studying behavior in a population of yellow - bellied marmots at Rocky Mountain Biological Station for many years. One long - standing question we have been attempting to answer in marmots is: how is the size of marmot groups regulated?