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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 Skipwith

Developing better diagnostic tests for cardiovascular disease diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment

Professor Danielle Hartigan

“I am passionate about improving the patient’s healthcare experience through better communication.”

Department News

Dr. Fred Ledley Testifies to Congress

Dr. Fred Ledley was invited to testify at the House of Representative’s Committee on Energy and Commerce on June 11, 2014.

Ebola Panel Discussion

The Natural & Applied Sciences Department hosted a panel discussion about Ebola on Monday, November 17th .