Marine, Estuarine and Freshwater Biology Major (B.S.) Spotlight

COLSA student follows her passion
Mary Kate Munley's love of the sea has motivated her work monitoring Loggerhead sea turtles nesting along the coast of Florida and studying the state’s stone crab population.
Published research, an industry in peril
Mary Kate Munley '21 is a marine, estuarine and freshwater biology major who was one of the authors of a recently published study about the impact of “red tides” on...
UNH Researchers Detect Heavy Pollution on Martha's Vineyard
UNH researchers have found high levels of dangerous toxins from cyanobacteria in many of the freshwater, brackish and saltwater ponds on Martha's Vineyard, prompting concern among Island health and water quality experts.
Dept. Faculty Offer Cheers and Good Wishes
The Department of Biological Sciences wants to make sure all its 2020 graduates know that the faculty are thinking of them as they celebrate their achievements and look forward to what's next.
Bonnie Brown, Amy Papineau Graduate from LEAD21
Bonnie Brown and Amy Papineau were among the 90 professionals from the nation's land-grant system who recently completed the LEAD21 leadership development program.
Research, Outreach and Adventure at Sea
Marine, Estuarine and Freshwater Biology major Marissa Cartee ’21 relays the exciting details of her recent summer internship at Whale and Dolphin Conservation. 
An Internship Changes An Outlook
Meet another one of COLSA’s 2019 SOAR Fund recipients, Timothy Readdean ’19. Timothy used the stipend to take an unpaid summer internship at the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut.
An Internship Caring for Marine Animals Includes Lessons in Adaptability
Marisa Gazzola ’20 is a marine, estuarine and freshwater biology major from Harrison, New York. She spent summer 2019 interning at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center on Hutchinson Island, Florida.
A Goodbye, a Surprise Hello and an Unexpected Honor
In May, botanical sciences professor Alan (Al) Baker retired after 47 years at UNH, and the department of biological sciences threw Baker a retirement party that included a surprise guest.
A Lifelong Lover of Marine Animals Finds Her Calling
Mary Kate Munley '21 is driven to keep seizing opportunities and gaining the skills and knowledge she needs for a successful and rewarding career as a marine biologist.
Determined to make a difference
Emily Ray ’20 came to UNH with a strong interest in studying shark behavior, but shifted her focus to cyanobacteria in freshwater lakes after working in...