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College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

A bold vision to reimagine the future of health, the future of work and the impact of global change.

NSM’s outstanding faculty of teacher-scholars, timely new initiatives and STEM infrastructure foster a new wave of strategic innovations in science and mathematics research and education.

Our work is poised to put DU at the forefront of advancing interdisciplinary science and mathematics education for the public good.   

Powered by philanthropy, NSM will incorporate new degrees and experiences, broaden research opportunities for undergraduates and expand our talented student population. We are transforming STEM education for students across all backgrounds through expansive and innovative research and experiential learning. As the only private university in the Rocky Mountain region to attain R1 distinction for our research, we are shaping our research enterprise to anticipate the future of scientific exploration, positively and audaciously impacting issues from climate change to health and species evolution. 

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Impact Stories

Leaders come to DU to change lives and shape the future. Explore the impact of NSM difference-makers.

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DU Lab Tapped for Research into Preventing Parkinson’s Disease and Related Dementias
April 18, 2024
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DU’s Allen Distinguished Investigator Conducts Breakthrough Research on Brain Function
January 17, 2024