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Published: 03/12/2020

Underrepresented college students benefit more from ‘active learning’ techniques in STEM courses

A new study by researchers, Ellie Theobald and Scott Freeman, at the University of Washington shows that...Read more

Published: 03/12/2020

Climate change at Mount Rainier expected to increase ‘mismatch’ between visitors and iconic wildflowers

Without cuts to our carbon emissions, by the end of this century, scientists expect that snow...Read more

Published: 03/10/2020

Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, has been busy working to raise awareness of the importance of accurate and reliable information regarding the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. 

Together with independent...Read more

Published: 03/02/2020

Deborah Giles, research scientist for Sam Wasser's University of Washington Center for Conservation Biology, was featured in the Seattle Times article "What killed hundreds of mighty gray whales?...Read more

Published: 02/19/2020

The Indianapolis Zoo today announced six finalists for the $250,000 Indianapolis Prize, one of the leading animal conservation awards in the world. These finalists are recognized as among those...Read more

Published: 02/18/2020

Sue Moore, biology affiliate professor, has been shortlisted for the 2019 IASC Medal.  Her award is for Outstanding Achievement in Understanding Marine Mammals as Ecosystem Sentinel and how Climate Change is...Read more

Published: 02/18/2020

Carl Bergstrom, biology faculty, was recently interviewed on an episode of NPR's All Things Considered "Troll Watch: Misinformation about the Coronavirus."

The disease caused by coronavirus has killed more...Read more

Published: 02/12/2020

“Insidious confusion” is a useful shorthand for how experts say disinformation about coronavirus is mutating and spreading faster than the outbreak itself. University of Washington researchers ...Read more

An Aedes mosquito with pollen sacs on its eyes feeding from Platanthera flowers
Published: 01/23/2020

Without their keen sense of smell, mosquitoes wouldn’t get very far. They rely on this sense to find a host to bite and spots to lay eggs.

And without that...Read more