Department of Natural Sciences


In LTU’s Department of Natural Sciences, you’ll have the opportunity to tackle real-world problems in multimillion dollar, state-of-the-art laboratories.  Your challenging courses will provide you a rich and solid background in both the physical and biological sciences.

With a wide range of options available, you have the flexibility to tailor your course of study to fit your interests and plans. Extensive hands-on learning experiences, including co-op and internship opportunities, can prepare you to compete with the best to succeed in the career of your dreams.


Lawrence Tech student research on display at third annual Science & Technology Showcase 

Lawrence Technological University will show off student talent in biomedical engineering (BME), nursing, molecular and cell biology, and other life sciences disciplines at a Science & Technology Showcase Wednesday, April 3.

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Nuclear nonproliferation expert details latest science at LTU 

A university consortium is developing new technologies to detect both weapons-grade nuclear materials and underground nuclear testing, a leading scientist in the effort said Thursday night while delivering Lawrence Technological University’s annual Walker L. Cisler Lecture.

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Nuclear nonproliferation expert to give LTU's Cisler Lecture Feb. 28 

As the world’s superpowers appear ready to rip up a major nuclear arms treaty, an expert in nuclear nonproliferation will deliver the 2019 Walker L. Cisler Lecture Feb. 28 at Lawrence Technological University.

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Lecture Series: Charter School City: What Detroit can learn from New Orleans market-based school reforms 

Harris will explain the surprising lessons of the New Orleans experience for Detroit and other cities, for the role of markets and governments, and for the future of public education.

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LTU faculty publishes paper on Black Panther's "vibranium" on the Periodic Table 

In the movie “Black Panther,” the fictional element called vibranium has amazing chemical and physical properties. But a chemist would want to know – where would it go on the Periodic Table of the Elements?

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Lawrence Tech expanding real estate for growing academic programs 

There’s a very sophisticated game of real estate musical chairs going on this summer on the campus of Lawrence Technological University.

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LTU students, employers meet and greet in "Sci-Tech Showcase" 

Employers from science and technology-based firms in the Detroit area mingled with students and faculty at Lawrence Technological University Wednesday in the university’s second annual Science and Technology Showcase.

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Potential breakthroughs in cancer, Alzheimer's presented in LTU's Cisler Lecture 

A molecular biology researcher whose discoveries are on the cusp of providing new treatments for some of humanity’s most dreaded diseases provided a fascinating lecture at Lawrence Technological University Tuesday night.

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