The Department of Natural Sciences educates students and the public about the nature and practice of science.
Position Announcement: Department Chair of Natural Sciences
Research and Internship Opportunities
All Earth Science students are required to complete either three credit hours of research under the guidance of a faculty member or an internship experience.
Professor Angela J. Allen Scholarship Fund
On September 14, 2018, the Professor Angela J. Allen Scholarship Fund was announced. This scholarship was established in honor of Angela J. Allen, a lecturer at UM-Dearborn for 22 years. A generous gift from Earnest Sanders, Jr. and family and friends of Angela J. Allen will provide the foundation of the scholarship fund.
The purpose of the scholarship is to provide support for tuition and books to UM-Dearborn students with financial need who have:
- passed organic chemistry (CHEM 225, 226 or 227) with a grade of B or higher during the preceding academic year and are members of Sigma Gamma Rho or Mu Phi Beta
- passed organic chemistry during the preceding academic year with a grade of B or higher and are members of the Black Student Union and are active in at least one of the following UM-Dearborn student organizations or programs: Women in Leadership and Learning, another UM-Dearborn sorority, the Association for Women in Science, the Women's Resource Center, SOAR, or the American Association of University Women.
If you would like to make a contribution toward this scholarship fund, please visit the Professor Angela J Allen Scholarship online giving link. Gifts can also be made via payroll deduction through Wolverine Access. (Click on Employee Self Service, Payroll and Compensation, and Voluntary Deductions. Search for Angela's scholarship code, 700738, and enter a one-time or monthly payroll deduction and enter the start and end dates for the payroll deduction.)
Department of Natural Sciences Colloquia
Colloquia are held on Fridays from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Lecture Hall, Room 1010 Science Learning and Research Center. Refreshments are available beginning at 2:30 p.m. The talks are free and open to the public.