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Discover Degrees and Programs in Science and Mathematics

Let your curiosity take over as you experience life through a scientific and analytical lens. Earn a degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Forensic Science, or Environmental Science to launch a career in scientific research, education, prepare for graduate or medical school, or pursue one of dozens of career paths exploring our natural world.

Students and faculty in a classroom in the Curry College Learning Commons

The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons and Science and Research Center was designed to support the success of every student at Curry. It provides a space and tools that facilitate the College’s approach to teaching and learning, mentoring and empowering students to help them achieve their ambitions. This powerful new feature of the Curry campus is an embodiment of the College’s mission and strategic vision for the future.

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Laura Callis

Laura Callis

Associate Professor, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Jessica Fry

Jessica Fry

Chair & Associate Professor, Science/ Math

Department
Science and Math

James Jabbour

James Jabbour

Assistant Professor, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Steven LeMay

Steven LeMay

Associate Professor, Science & Mathematics

Department
Science and Math

Jennifer McNally

Jennifer McNally

Professor, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Emily Nowicki

Emily Nowicki

Associate Professor, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Samantha Sawyer

Samantha Sawyer

Assistant Professor

Department
Science and Math

Marie Turner

Marie Turner

Professor, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Elizabeth Wade

Elizabeth Wade

Chair & Associate Professor, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Stephanie Walker

Stephanie Walker

Professor, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Tracy Wang

Tracy Wang

Professor, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Clement Ampadu

Clement Ampadu

Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Anna Berberoglu

Anna Berberoglu

Associate Lecturer, Science & Mathematics

Department
Science and Math

Beth Brown

Beth Brown

Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Mary Champagne

Mary Champagne

Associate Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Nan Chen

Nan Chen

Senior Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Edward Conway

Edward Conway

Senior Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Tami Dashley Shah

Tami Dashley Shah

Associate Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Edwin Durfer

Edwin Durfer

Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Craig Edsall

Craig Edsall

Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

LeeAnn Griggs

LeeAnn Griggs

Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Abigail Hafer

Abigail Hafer

Senior Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Courtney James

Courtney James

Associate Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Nicholas Jarjoura

Nicholas Jarjoura

Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Sandor Kadar

Sandor Kadar

Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Nathan Lanning

Nathan Lanning

Associate Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Herbert Marin

Herbert Marin

Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Erin McGurn

Erin McGurn

Associate Lecturer, Chemistry

Department
Science and Math

Kathleen Miranda

Kathleen Miranda

Lab and Office Coordinator

Department
Science and Math

Lisa Nelson

Lisa Nelson

Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Michael Nicholson

Michael Nicholson

Associate Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Sudad Saman

Sudad Saman

Associate Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Usha Sharma

Usha Sharma

Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Shana Shields

Shana Shields

Senior Lecturer, Science and Math

Department
Science and Math

Emily Taylor

Emily Taylor

Associate Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Mohak Vora

Mohak Vora

Associate Lecturer

Department
Science and Math

Highlights in Science and Math

Students pose at AAFS Conference

Students, Faculty Attend Prestigious International Forensics Conference

Joining 3,500 of some of the most successful forensic science professionals in the United States and beyond, three Curry students recently attended the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Conference in Denver.
Curry College Seal

Curry College Faculty Accomplishments Summer/Fall 2023

The cherished members of the Curry College faculty are known for their tireless dedication and support to our students - but they are also leading scholars, scientists, artists, and trailblazers in their respective fields. See their many accomplishments from this past summer and fall.
Curry College Dining Marketplace signage promoting sustainability efforts

Sustainability Efforts on Curry College’s Campus are Adding Up to a Significant Decrease in Waste

The variety of waste reduction options on the Curry campus reads like a menu of sustainable practices. From decreasing food loss to composting to recycling to local sourcing, and more, the leadership of the food services team is resulting in big savings.
Dr. Nate Lanning and students at Houghton's Pond

Dr. Nate Lanning Uses Hands-on Learning, and Curry’s Campus, to Teach Students about Biodiversity

How does human influence impact local tree species? Led by Dr. Nate Lanning, an associate lecturer in Curry’s Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, students studying environmental science set out to answer that question.
Curry students combine healthcare and acting in new course

New Nursing and Theatre Collab Creates Unique Course Offering for Students

Curry students now have the opportunity to take a unique new course that combines healthcare and…wait for it…ACTING?! No, you read that right, the School of Nursing recently received a grant to build a unique simulated participant program that trains theatre students to act as patients in real-life clinical scenarios.
Jacalyn LaLond '23 and Professor Jim Jabbour Present Forensics Research at International Conference in Baltimore

Alumna and Professor Present Forensics Research at International Conference in Baltimore

Curry College Forensic Science program graduate Jacalyn LaLond '23 and Professor Jim Jabbour recently presented research at the 2023 International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts (IABPA) annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Laura Callis and Dr. Jennifer McNally

Professors Awarded NSF Grant to Study How Students Learn Statistics and Improve Learning Support

Dr. Laura Callis and Dr. Jennifer McNally were awarded a $400,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study how students learn statistics and how to improve teaching practices that support students learning introductory concepts, particularly for students with learning differences and those with varied math backgrounds.
Brittany Bailey Out in the Science Research Field

Brittany Bailey ’23 Jumps into New Role as Medical Examiner Assistant with Confidence and Passion

Just four months after graduating with a Forensic Science degree and a double minor in Chemistry and Criminal Justice, Brittany Bailey ’23 is crushing her career goals as a Medical Examiner Assistant for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Boston.
Jay Gonzalez, 15th President of Curry College

Jay Gonzalez Appointed as President of Curry College

Curry College’s Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Jay Gonzalez as the College’s 15th president. The board’s unanimous decision was the culmination of a thoughtful and thorough search process that was conducted over the past eight months. Gonzalez has a deep breadth of experience in the law, government, education, politics, advocacy, and business leadership.

Life-Changing Opportunities Await

Start with a foundation in the liberal arts. Add attentive faculty and countless opportunities to learn by doing. That’s what you’ll get with a bachelor’s degree from Curry. Learn what’s waiting for you today.