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.
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  • The Biology Dept. is saddened by the recent passing of Dr. Ross Shaw, Professor Emeritus of Biology, and former director of Blakely Island Field Station. Dr. Shaw's memorial service will be 1:00 pm on Friday, Dec. 12, at First Free Methodist Church.
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