College of Integrative Sciences

Tomorrow's scientists will face challenging problems in such diverse areas as energy, public health, and the environment, among others. Meeting these challenges requires a broad knowledge base together with creative problem-solving approaches. The College of Integrative Sciences (CIS) is dedicated to equipping Wesleyan students with the creative, quantitative and integrative skills to meet these challenges. At the CIS, students develop expertise in multiple disciplines combined with research methods to become creators of knowledge at the forefront of our changing world.

Wesleyan enjoys a distinguished history in scientific research dating back to the 1860s. The CIS is an integral part of Wesleyan's continued commitment to interdisciplinary research training and the advancement of scientific knowledge.

Of Note

Summer Research Application Due March 6

We are pleased to announce the 2020 summer program for Research in the Sciences.  The program will run from May 27 to July 30, 2020 and is open to Frosh, Sophomores and Juniors currently enrolled at Wesleyan University. 


Wesleyan Labs Create, Donate Face Shields to Local Hospital

Wesleyan Labs Create, Donate Face Shields to Local Hospital

To help medical personnel safeguard themselves during the coronavirus outbreak, two makerspace labs on campus are manufacturing much-needed protective masks using 3D printers. On April 1, Wesleyan donated its first set of 100 face shields to medical personnel at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, and others to Wesleyan staff who must work on campus to support…
Taylor Named a “Top 35 Woman in Higher Education” by Diverse

Taylor Named a “Top 35 Woman in Higher Education” by Diverse

Erika Taylor, associate professor of chemistry, is honored for being among the “Top 35 Women in Higher Education” in the March 20 issue of Diverse. Taylor joined the Wesleyan faculty in 2007 and teaches courses in the areas of organic chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, and bio-medicinal chemistry, among others. She’s also associate professor, environmental studies,…
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