Live a life of discovery

The College of Science unites disciplines in the pure, applied, social, mathematical, and natural sciences around the central tenets of the scientific method and logic to provide students with outstanding educational and research experiences. When science is the guiding force, anything is possible.

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Happening at the College of Science

adjusting instruments on tower on Antarctic ice shelf

Thwaites Glacier under threat from warming sea temperatures – College of Science scientists use fiber-optics to study ice-shelf melting

Chris Kratt travels to Antarctic to set up temperature sensing devices and retrieve data

A mountainous landscape shows a canyon carved by a river.

How old are the Sierra Nevada mountains, really?

Researchers in the Deparment of Geological Sciences and Engineering weigh in on a hotly debated topic in tectonics and geomorphology: the age of the Sierra Nevada mountain range

Chanchanok Sudta wearing a bright blue jacket stands in a jungle surrounded by foliage, smiling.

Grad student plans outreach program in Thailand

Earthwatch award helps student bring her caterpillar research home

Building a future of discovery, together

We are a college of accomplished faculty and inventive students, leading researchers and scientific pioneers. Every day, these great minds take on complex challenges and unearth groundbreaking solutions for problems we all care about. Imagine where we could go if we work together to support them. Will you join us?