About the Biology Department

Welcome to the Department of Biology at Seattle Pacific University! We are located in Eaton Hall, and offer a variety of degrees to help students achieve their long-term educational and career goals.

The Department of Biology has four primary goals:

  1. We seek to promote the scientific study of life.
  2. We work to improve communication and critical thinking in issues related to biology.
  3. We strive for excellence in scientific training for those who pursue careers in scientific fields.
  4. We are committed to the development of personal integrity and wholeness in our community of faculty and students.
  • News
  • What role do faculty at SPU play in helping students develop into "competent, alert, complex thinkers"? Read Associate Professor of Biology Cara Wall-Scheffler's answer in the current issue of Response.
  • Congratulations to Lynelle Decker and Sarah Macdonald, both Applied Human Biology Majors, who were named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference All-Academic cross country team!!
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  • Upcoming Events
  • Jan. 5, 2015: First day of winter quarter