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Student Spotlight: Karmen Diep

Karmen is an undergraduate researcher in the Pak Lab, and is working on the study of neurodevelopmental diseases.
Karmen Diep



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CNS advising

What is CNS Advising?

The College of Natural Sciences is committed to providing you, our students, with personalized academic guidance throughout your college career, and we are dedicated to your academic success.

Diversity and Inclusion at CNS

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe that academic excellence in science is enhanced when faculty and students from diverse perspectives come together in an environment that is inclusive and equitable.


Senior Celebration 2023

Congratulations to the Class of 2023! Enjoy this video of the 2023 the College of Natural Sciences Senior Celebration.
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In the spotlight

Kirby Deater Deckard

“I’ve always been fascinated by the variety of people you see no matter where you are in the world.” 

Kirby Deater-Deckard , 22 Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Students in a iCons class

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