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Special Study Opportunities


Manchester University students studying biology or environmental studies get plenty of hands-on opportunities, both on and off campus. They gain practical experience in areas that matter in the real world. Examples include:


Middle Eel River Watershed Initiative

A coalition of Manchester University, Wabash and Miami county conservation agencies, and other groups are working on a $1 million initiative to improve the water quality of a 30-mile stretch of the Eel River. Read more >

Visit the Middle Eel River Watershed Initiative website >


White Mountain National Forest
Alex Hall and Gene Likens

Student Alex Hall served as a summer research for Gene Likens through the National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Undergraduates at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Research Station in the White Mountain National Forest.

Bird banding
Biology students in Dr. Jerry Sweeten's class capture and band birds at Koinonia Environmental and Retreat Center as they study their life spans, migration habits and growth rates. Read more >


A visit to a dairy farm
Students in Introduction to Environmental studies took a field trip to a local dairy farm. This experience was a first for many.
 

Invertebrate smorgasboard
A Science Seminar hosted by Invertebrate Zoology students created delicious recipes which included crickets, crayfish, mealworms, and many other invertebrate ingredients!
 

 

 


 
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