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College of Science, Health & the Environment

  • The College of Science, Health, and the Environment provides a strong liberal studies foundation for all undergraduate programs that prepare students for fulfilling and productive careers in science, health and the environment. The College includes eight academic departments with award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art technology and resources, and outstanding programs that provide a solid foundation for advanced study or job-ready careers.

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  • Benefits of MSUM's College of Science, Health & the Environment
    In addition to accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission and membership in the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the College of Science, Health & the Environment holds specialized accreditation like National Association of School Psychologists, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education , and the Minnesota and North Dakota Board of Examiner for Nursing Home Administrators among many others.
    The College of Science, Health & the Environment seeks student advisory board membership each semester to provide a student perspective and voice to the dean of the college. Student input and feedback is essential to represent and advocate for students’ interests and concerns.
    Students and faculty within the College of Science, Health, and the Environment have access to state-of-the-art facilities and technology for creative investigation, advanced research projects and overall academic excellence.
    Community engagement and teaching opportunities are abundant through programs such as the Regional Science Center and Planetarium or student organizations that participate in outreach activities to promote the sciences.
  • College of Science, Health & the Environment News
    • Wisenden publishes review paper in Diversity
      Brian Wisenden, Biosciences Department, published a review paper in a special issue of the journal Diversity. The special issue is […]
    • New neuroscience minor
      Take a look at MSUM’s new Neuroscience minor launching just in time for fall registration! This minor is designed to […]
    • Wisenden publishes paper in international peer-reviewed journal
      Brian Wisenden, Biosciences Department, published a paper in the international peer-reviewed Wilson Journal of Ornithology on signal evolution in red-winged […]
    • It’s almost summer!
      Just kidding! But it's time to plan your Summer 2020 schedule now.
    • MSUM team places second in Mayo Clinic’s annual IMPACT competition
    • Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Arrick Jackson
      You’ve probably already seen MSUM’s Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Arrick Jackson around campus. He looks forward to continuing […]
    • Apply to be the spring 2020 commencement speaker
      WHAT IS YOUR DRAGON STORY? The University is seeking a graduate interested in presenting their Dragon Story at Friday, May […]
    • Annual Lab Crawl April 15-20
      And win money for your student organization! The third annual MSUM Lab Crawl will be run Wednesday, April 15 through […]
    • Fall 2020 course schedule live on March 6
      The Fall 2020 course schedule will go live on eServices this Friday, March 6. Advising begins on March 16.
    • Art and Beauty of Catalan Numbers topic of math seminar
      Wednesday, March 4 | 4 p.m. | Bridges 268 Assistant Math Professor Sara Solhjem will speak about “The Art and […]
    • Science Friday host to present a talk on “Science & the Media” April 21 at MSUM
      SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, April 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Hansen Theatre Public Radio’s Science Friday host Ira Flatow will […]
    • Bioscience research students present posters at MN The Wildlife Society meeting
      Dr. Donna Bruns Stockrahm and Dr. Christopher Merkord, Biosciences Department, took 13 Bioscience research students (and members of the MSUM […]
    • MSUM Biosciences research students win best undergraduate poster award
      MSUM Biosciences Research Students won the “Best Undergraduate Poster Award” at the Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Chapter of The […]
    • Harms to speak at Math Seminar Feb. 26
      Feb. 26 | 4-5 p.m. | BR 268 The Math Seminar will have Professor Tim Harms from the Math Department […]
    • D2D State Fair Research Opportunity: Deadline March 2
      There is still room for your study at the D2D Research Facility this summer. D2D is for faculty, students and […]
    • Dr. Pandey presents seminar on repeated inhalation of environmental mold
      Dr. Sumali Pandey visited with the students and faculty in the Biology department at North Dakota State University, and presented […]
    • Math seminar on Effects of Different Variances Wednesday
      Wednesday, Feb. 19 | 4 p.m. | Bridges 268 The Math Seminar will continue this week in BR 268 at […]
    • Learn about the Research Approval Process when Human Subjects are Involved
      Wednesday, Feb. 12 | 4-5 p.m. | BR 268 This week in the Math Seminar Professor Tim Harms will speak […]
    • College of Science, Health & the Environment hosting Science Olympiad competition
      The College of Science, Health & Environment is hosting the Northwest Minnesota Region Science Olympiad on campus this Friday, February […]
    • Jitendra Singh presents at first Faculty Development Brownbag
      Friday, Feb. 7 | Noon | Faculty Development Center (LI 124) Jitendra Singh will present the results of his research […]
  • Accelerate with Physics
    Research and solve complex problems
    Embrace Health and Physical Education
    Help others adopt healthy lifestyles
    Examine Biochemistry & Biotechnology
    Conduct real-world research with peers, professors
    Find Infinite Value in Mathematics
    Excellent preparation for various high-demand careers
    Students engage with faculty and the community by conducting research, producing award-winning programs and documentaries, participating in competitions, and taking part in service projects.
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