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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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...]

University Honors King, Shows Commitment to Community During 'Dream Week'

Students and other volunteers packaged thousands of meals for area children at a service project that was just one of several activities celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during “Dream Week.” [more...]

NIH, NSF Grants Help Advance Scientist's Protein Research

Dr. Faruck Morcos received two grants totaling $2.7 million to support research aimed at better understanding the role of protein evolution and interactions in human health and disease. [more...]