Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Our REU program offers a unique collaboration between the renowned Mystic Aquarium and a leading institute of higher education, the University of Connecticut, Avery Point, located on Long Island Sound. In fact, we are the only aquarium in the U.S. to have an REU! With us, you will gain access to both Aquarium and University resources and expertise. In addition to the focus on cutting-edge marine research, we also give our students extensive training in professional development, teamwork, and a true view into the world of research.
Seminar on Marine Mammals
Enhance your knowledge of marine mammals! In this weekly seminar, visiting scientists will discuss the natural history, evolution, anatomy, physiology, husbandry, cognition, behavior and conservation of these magnificent creatures. Our expert speakers offer a wealth of knowledge you won’t find anywhere else!