Majors that make an impact
Take the first steps toward a fulfilling career with a major in civil, environmental, or geo- engineering.
"I knew that I wanted to help people, as a lot of engineers do. And it’s just a really great way to apply those skills directly to people’s lives—with clean water, the environment, and sustainability."
— Samantha Volkmeier
Research that helps societies flourish
Our discoveries are finding better ways to address critical challenges, support human well-being, and make our planet more resilient.
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Assistant Professor Boya Xiong is developing a simple formula of moringa seeds and water, that if successful, could create masks that are even more effective at protecting us from COVID-19.