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    COSM Faculty Spotlight
    Six from Science Faculty Adopt Project-Based Learning

    Six faculty members & one graduate student from the COSM attend four-day workshop.

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    COSM Faculty Spotlight
    Biology Faculty Experiment with Humor

    Dr. Virginie Rolland (left), associate professor of quantitative wildlife ecology, & Dr. John Artim (right), lecturer in biology, are stepping out of their usual roles & sharing science in a new way.

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    COSM Faculty Spotlight
    Lorence and Yactayo-Chang Secure Patent

    Dr. Argelia Lorence (left), Vaughn Endowed Professor of Metabolic Engineering, and Dr. Jessica Yactayo-Chang, a Ph.D. graduate from her group, secure U.S. patent.

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    COSM Facutly Spotlight
    Marsico and Bellis Study Traveling Seeds

    Dr. Travis Marsico (right), prof of botany and assoc dept chair, & Dr. Emily Bellis (left), assist prof of bioinformatics, have been awarded a joint venture grant from the USDA Forest Service–SRS for a follow-up to their recent collaboration.

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    COSM Faculty Spotlight
    Alam and Gilmore Publish on Novel Compounds

    A paper by Dr. Mohammad A. Alam (left), associate professor of chemistry, & Dr. David Gilmore (right), emeritus professor of microbiology, has been published in RSC Medicinal Chemistry & another is in Molecules.

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    COSM Faculty Spotlight
    Shields Joins Faculty in Microbiology

    Welcome to new faculty member Dr. Robert Shields, assistant professor of microbiology.

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    COSM Faculty Spotlight
    Medina-Bolivar and Students Receive Awards

    Dr. Fabricio Medina-Bolivar gave an invited keynote address at the ACMAP annual conference. Six members of his research team also made presentations. See "learn more" for details

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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