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    COSM Faculty News!
    McKay Working on Pest Mgmt Grant

    Dr. Tanja McKay, (Biology) is collaborating with colleagues at Kansas State, Nebraska & the U.S.D.A. on a 3-yr, grant aimed at crop protection & pest mgmt.

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    CoSM Faculty Spotlight
    McKay article published in Frontiers

    Dr. Tanja McKay, Prof of Entomology, co-author of "Long-lasting insecticide-incorporated netting and interception traps at pilot-scale warehouses & commercial facilities prevents infestation by stored product beetles"

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    CoSM Faculty Spotlight
    Boves and Team Study Songbird Species

    An article co-authored by Dr. Than Boves, associate professor of wildlife ecology, and a team of his fellow collaborators has been published in The Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences.

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    CoSM Faculty Spotlight
    Alam & Gilmore Publish on Antibiotics

    Dr. Mohammad Abrar Alam (left), associate professor of chemistry, and Dr. David Gilmore, professor of microbiology, are lead authors of an article published in the journal Antibiotics

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    CoSM Faculty News
    Rolland and Harrod Study Freshman Attitudes

    Dr. Virginie Rolland, Biology, is co-author, along with her former Ph.D. student, Dr. Sara Harrod, of an article regarding knowledge & attitudes toward climate change among first-semester college freshmen in BioScience.

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    CoSM Faculty News!
    Dolan, Harris and NASA Project

    Congratulations to Dr. Maureen Dolan, (Biology), Shea Harris, (ABI), Dr. David Gilmore (Biology), & Dr. Ilwoo Seok (Engineering) serving as advisers to a team of A-State students who made a successful research proposal to NASA.

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    CoSM Faculty News!
    Sikkel's Research Featured in Scientific American

    Research by Dr. Paul Sikkel, associate professor of aquatic biology, and associates has been featured in the latest edition of Scientific American.

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    CoSM Faculty News!
    Marsico Advocates for Digitized Collections

    The American Journal of Botany has published research by Dr. Travis Marsico, professor of botany and curator of the STAR Herbarium, and a team of collaborators.

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    CoSM Faculty News!
    Gustafson Joins Biological Sciences Faculty

    Dr. Kyle Gustafson, assistant prof in biological sciences, is teaching courses in the fields of zoology & conservation, including mammalogy, parasitology, & conservation genomics.

College of
Sciences & Mathematics

The faculty in the College of Sciences & Mathematics come from many programs, many universities, and many disciplines, but we all share a common experience, the one that you are now seeking, and want to share that experience with you.

The element of experience

Studying here is more than sitting in a classroom listening to lectures. It is the immersion in a research environment that is purposefully welcoming to students. Our diverse experiences and expertise contribute to a quality educational environment that emphasizes learning through integration of theory with practical laboratory and field studies. Our programs offer you the opportunity to work on projects that provide valuable insight and impact people’s lives.

We invite you to explore the ways in which the College of Sciences & Mathematics can be part of preparing you for it. We know it’s an important decision you’re making and we stand ready to help you take this first step towards success.

Accredited by ACS

The College of Sciences & Mathematics is proud to be accredited by the American Chemical Society.


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Visitor Parking for Our College

The most convenient visitor parking for the College of Sciences and Mathematics is located behind the College of Fine Arts, off of Quapaw St., or at the Dean B. Ellis Library. 


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Bearcat Biotech Junior Fellowship

The Bearcat Biotech Junior Fellowship Program is a K-12-University venture to offer quality research junior fellowships to Brookland High School students.


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