The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers more than 30 undergraduate and graduate programs within its six departments: biological sciences, chemistry and biochemistry, geosciences, mathematical sciences, physics, and science/mathematics education. Each program is research-intensive with close cooperation from industry. Faculty members compete at the national level for sponsored research. Graduates go on to pursue careers at colleges and universities as well as in industrial, medical, public health, environmental and governmental organizations.

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Scientists Receive CPRIT Grants for Lung, Kidney Cancer Research

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded new grants totaling $1.8 million to Dr. Li Zhang and Dr. Jie Zheng for their work to improve the outcomes for cancer patients. [more...]

New Map, Comet Calendar Offer Greater User Experience, Engagement

The University updated its online map and Comet Calendar with interactive features that will make the campus more accessible to faculty, staff, students and visitors. [more...]

Researchers Brighten Path for Creating New Type of MRI Contrast Agent

A team led by Dr. Jeremiah Gassensmith made a previously ineffective agent brighter and last longer by covering it in a molecular cage as part of an effort that would eliminate the need to use gadolinium. [more...]