Category: Coursework

The Value of Summer Courses at Marine Stations

by on January 18, 2022 1:36 pm
When the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory first opened in 1892, it offered summer courses in fields such as zoology, studying the diversity of marine organisms found in Monterey Bay. It was said at the time, “there is no field in science more inviting nor more promising of large results than those pertaining to the morphology and… Read more The Value of Summer Courses at Marine Stations

Lessons Learned from a Spring in the Intertidal Zone

by on September 19, 2018 8:34 pm
Photographs by Andy Meislin The intertidal zone is filled with all kinds of creatures. From anemones to mussels, limpets to sea stars, a wide range of organisms call the rocky shores home. This spring, undergraduate students dotted the shores while taking a field course on intertidal research. As a sophomore interested in marine biology but with… Read more Lessons Learned from a Spring in the Intertidal Zone

Developmental Biology in the Ocean

by on June 14, 2018 6:59 am
Along with teaching undergraduates, there are opportunities for graduate education at the Hopkins Marine Station! An intrepid bunch of graduate students in a variety of disciplines from Stanford’s main campus are headed into the final hours of “Developmental Biology in the Ocean 2018.” This three-week course at focuses on the embryology and larval development of a broad… Read more Developmental Biology in the Ocean

Undergraduates survey the intertidal zone

by on June 8, 2018 8:17 pm
In the spring at Hopkins Marine Station, the best low tides often occur in the early morning. For undergraduate students wanting to learn more about the plants and animals along the Monterey coast, this means waking up early, putting on warm field clothes, and walking out among the mussels, anemones, and algae. Everything is golden… Read more Undergraduates survey the intertidal zone