In the Division of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, we teach more than the fundamentals. Students can choose from hundreds of courses in geography, biology, chemistry, biochemisty, mathematics, physics and astronomy. And, they collaborate with our faculty scholars to apply their newfound knowledge to research that changes lives or challenges long-held ideas.
- DU astronomer Robert Stencel and PhD candidate Brian Kloppenborg solved the mystery of blinking binary star system Epsilon Aurigae, publishing their findings in the international science journal Nature.
- Geography graduate student Brett Machovina, an Air Force lieutenant colonel, applied GIS technology to develop a new helicopter navigation system that thinks in three dimensions.
- Undergraduates in biology Assistant Professor Dan Linseman's lab test natural products such as green tea and grapes to determine which hold promise as treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.
- Faculty in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics are the recipients of numerous University awards for teaching, scholarship and service.