We believe that science is shaped by the people who study it.
We believe that science is shaped by the people who study it.
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Welcome to the College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University. Harnessing the power of the foundational sciences, the College of Natural Sciences leads transformative research, education, and community engagement; removes barriers to access; and fosters a spirit of inquiry.




Embracing curiosity as a woman of color in STEM

Andrea Gomez, a 2006 biology graduate from the Colorado State University College of Natural Sciences, uses the flame of internal curiosity to explore new research areas, power through adversity and find confidence as a woman in STEM. 

Computer science students awarded at CSU undergraduate research showcase

Winning projects include virtual forest bathing, heat island mapping, and a data visualization tool even your grandma can use.

CSU chemist wins prestigious Boettcher award for work predicting and controlling hydrogels

Megan Hill, an assistant professor of chemistry at CSU who wants to learn how to make hydrogels easier for researchers to manipulate, was recently awarded $235,000 in grant funding through the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program to do so. 

CSU student helps secure new state law on water quality in mobile home parks

A Colorado State University student has played a key role in securing new regulations to protect water quality in mobile home parks – after learning that elevated levels of lead were found in the water at the mobile home park where they live.




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