Declines in shellfish species on rocky seashores match climate-driven changes

Two decades of data from a study of Swan’s Island in Maine co-led by biologists Peter Petraitis of the School of Arts & Sciences and Steve Dudgeon of California State University, Northridge, document a slow and steady dwindling of mussels, barnacles, and snails.

Dr. Philip A. Rea awarded a Doctorate of Science

Dr. Philip A. Rea was awarded a Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by the University of Oxford on Saturday July 18th, 2020.

Yun Ding Faculty Spotlight

Read a short interview with our newest faculty Member Dr. Yun Ding.

A message from the Department of Biology

“The horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others have shocked and saddened us all.

Illuminating interactions between decision-making and the environment

With a unifying model based in game theory, Andrew Tilman, Joshua Plotkin, and Erol Akçay of the School of Arts and Sciences inform dynamics in fields as diverse as ecology and economics.