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On board the MV Chippewa
Throughout the summer, residents and those visiting Beaver Island have the ​opportunity to participate in one of our scientific cruises.  We head out approximately four nautical miles to an ancient more HERE​
Stuck on​​​​ the island...happily
​CMU's Biological Station on Beaver Island celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Beaver Island Boat Company lends ferry to Central Michigan University researchers
​Researchers from Central Michigan University’s Institute for Great Lakes Research will be collecting data from the Great Lakes and using part of Beaver Island Boat Company’s fleet to help collect data to be used in their study.
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 Events & Seminars

Germ line and mesoderm development in shrimp
  • Thursday, Sept. 1
  • 4pm in Brooks 203
Monitoring a changing ecosystem: Great Lakes wetlands, nearshore and offshore
  • Thursday, Sept. 8
  • 4pm in Brooks 203
​​​Click HERE to view the full list of Events & Seminars

 Contact Us

​​Department of Biology
​Central Michigan University
​Brooks Hall 217
​Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3227
Fax: 989-774-3462
Dr. Tracy Galarowicz
​Department Chairperson
Phone: 989-774-1336
​​Click to view Brooks Hall on the CMU Campus Map​