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A ‘Goldilocks’ search among the stars

One of the biggest questions in astrophysics right now is how do medium-sized black holes form? Vivienne Baldassare is using NASA’s Chandra Observatory and the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope to find out.

Premature newborn baby girl in a hospital incubator.Predicting preterm birth
A epigenetic signature found in the cheek cells of parents may lead to testing that could alert medical providers to the need for early intervention. Learn more >

Tollefson with alligator.Menus that make sense
Alumnus Troy Tollefson is helping black rhinos, giraffes, polar bears, maned wolves, and other exotic animals live healthier lives. Learn more >

two men working on math problems on a white boardTackling Important Questions
Reducing emissions, relieving pain, and conserving wildlife are among the goals of undergraduate research projects funded by the college this spring. Learn more >

STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

Undergraduate Research

It’s more than just lab coats. You might develop a sculpture technique, study ancient documents, or discover how to make solar panels more efficient.

Graduate Education and Training

Pursue your thirst for knowledge and gain a competitive advantage with an advanced degree.

Grand Challenges

The College of Arts and Sciences provides fundamental support, collaboration, innovation, and creativity to achieve broad societal impact.

 

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