• Students in a river hoisting up a trawl

    A deep dive into freshwater science and sustainability

    "People spend a lot of time talking about experiential learning but what’s going to have the greatest impact and stick with students the longest is seeing organisms in their natural habitat." – Professor Bloom

Faculty and student working in a stream

Current  Wood Hall building hours are Monday to Thursday, 7:30 am - 9 pm and Friday, 7:30 am - 5 pm. The building is accessible by swipe card on weekends and holidays.  

The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability is open in person, Monday to Friday from 8 am - 5 pm.

The physical address of Wood Hall is 2295 W. Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008. In case of an emergency please dial 911.

Western Michigan University has a campus-wide commitment to academic rigor, service, inclusivity, collaboration, sustainability, and good stewardship of institutional resources.


Recent opportunities for students

Interested in an internship or scholarship opportunity for 2022/2023? See the below information and don't forget to check our job resources page for a complete list of opportunities. 

Michigan Sea Grant


Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Grant and Fellowship opportunities