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Natural and Applied Sciences

Science and technology are driving today’s innovation economy. Our Natural and Applied Science degrees combine scientific knowledge and discovery with the understanding needed to make informed and responsible choice about the personal, business, social and ethical issues arising from scientific discovery.


Teaching Interests

Two Broad Domains

Natural and Applied Sciences research, courses and programs focus on two main areas: sustainability and environmental sciences, and health and human sciences.

Research Highlights

Professor Fred Ledley

My research is focused on understanding and facilitating the path of translational science to create public value.

Professor P. Thompson Davis

Professor Thom Davis’s current scholarship is focused in four general areas.

Department News

Summer and Fall Course Registrations

Summer 2014 and fall 2014 course registrations are now available from the Registrar at

Szymanski Published in Financial Times

David Szymanski recently published an article in the Financial Times on industry’s growing need for business leaders who understand and can apply science to business decisions and practices.