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The College of Science and Mathematics prepares NDSU graduates to be part of it all – working in this country and abroad in a wide spectrum of science and mathematics fields. Our graduates today serve in diversity of fields: top executives in chemical and biotechnology companies, physicists for NASA, physicians and health specialists, and exploration geologists at sites across the Americas. 




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Green Chemistry REU

The Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Coatings and Polymeric Materials at North Dakota State University will host 10 undergraduate students in an interdisciplinary summer research program focused on Green Chemistry.

Each REU student will work with individual Research Mentor over the course of 10 weeks, maximizing one-on-one mentoring experience. In addition to the research activities, students are expected to attend workshops on conducting research and professional development sessions.

The program begins Tuesday, May 31, 2022 (plan to arrive 1-3 days prior) and runs through Friday, August 5, 2022.

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Congratulations Class of 2022

College Science and Mathematics Graduating Class of 2022!

Each of our graduating students have reached their goal—earning a college degree! Each blazed their own path to achieve this dream!  We are confident that you will accomplish great things in your career.

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College News

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The NDSU Department of Biological Sciences has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation for their project, “Partnering with Rural and Low-income Students for Academic…

|   Awards

NDSU team wins second place and Audience Choice Award at Map the System global competition sponsored by the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University in Oxford, England. Photo…

|   Faculty

Jessica Striker, NDSU associate professor of mathematics, has joined the Office of Teaching and Learning as a faculty teaching fellow.

Jessica Striker, associate professor of mathematics, has joined…

|   Campus Resources

Matthew Hansen peer mentor
NDSU student Matthew Hansen, right, is a peer mentor in the College of Science and Math peer advising program.

At NDSU, students build close relationships with faculty and fellow students.


|   Research

Andrew Croll, associate professor of physics, and Wenjie Xia, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, collaborated to publish a paper in the scientific journal Matter.

The paper,…

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