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Natural and Applied Sciences

Blending theory with practice,research, courses, and programs in the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS)  allows students to focus on two broad domains: sustainability and environmental sciences and health and human sciences. Faculty and research fellows in the NAS department pursue diverse questions aligned with those domains and increasingly explore topics at the intersection of environmental sustainability, human health, and psychological sciences.


Curriculum Highlights

Sustainability Science is Key for Competitive Advantage

Dr. David Szymanski is a geologist with research interests ranging from the chemical evolution of magmas to environmental impacts of human and natural processes on surface waters.

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Health Studies

Danielle Blanch Hartigan, is social scientist with interdisciplinary research and teaching interests in psychology and public health.

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Faculty and Research Highlights

Our faculty are leading scholars who serve the dual mission of rigorous disciplinary research and professional teaching.

Department and News Media

PreparedU Features

Jennison Renovation Enhances Quality of Academic and Student Life

Why a Business University and Its Students Should Be Invested in Healthcare Reform