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The Division of Science strives to provide faculty, students, and staff with the necessary resources to achieve excellence in scholarship and research. Comprised of 230 faculty members and 21 academic departments and units, the Division of Science has more than 1.5 million square feet of space dedicated to scientific research and teaching.

Faculty, students and staff have access to world-class research facilities, instrumentation, funding support, and a variety of workshops, seminars, and lectures. These resources are supported by the Division with the goal of advancing scientific knowledge and inspiring real-world solutions for current and future scientific challenges.

 

 

 

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All goes swimmingly

All goes swimmingly

September 19, 2014

At nearly 100 feet long and weighing as much as 170 tons, the blue whale is the largest creature on the planet, and by far the heaviest living thing ever seen on Earth. So there’s no way it could have anything in common with the tiniest fish larvae, which are mere millimeters in length and tip the scales at a fraction of a gram, right?

Not so fast, says L. Mahadevan, the Lola England de Valpine Professor of Applied Mathematics, of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and of Physics.

MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Winners Include Cartoonist, Mathematician, Engineer

September 17, 2014

CHICAGO—A mathematician offering his book free on the Internet, an engineer helping organizations redesign home stoves around the world to cut pollution and a cartoonist using graphics to explore family relationships will each get a boost in their pursuit of modern solutions to age-old issues, thanks to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Read more here

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