• Centers + Special Programs

    Monmouth University’s School of Science enhances the learning experiences of our students and extends opportunities to the broader community to engage in the sciences through its involvement with several centers and special programs.

    Urban Coast Institute
    The Urban Coast Institute—a regional forum for the development and implementation of policies and programs that support healthy, productive, and resilient coastal ecosystems and communities—supports marine research and education, including hands-on learning experiences and career networking opportunities for Monmouth students.

    Dean’s Seminar
    The annual School of Science Dean's Seminar Series provides Monmouth University students, faculty, and staff, and the University community, with an opportunity to interact with leading scientists, educators, and policy makers in the sciences. Seminars are free and open to the public.

    Science, Society, and Sustainability Seminar Series
    The Monmouth University School of Science and Urban Coast Institute will host the first Science, Society, and Sustainability Seminar Series in 2014-2015. The series will bring highly regarded experts to campus to engage students and the community in dialogue on critical aspects of sustainability. The Monmouth community and public are invited to attend the events. All events are free.

    Summer Research Program
    High school and college students engage in a 12-week paid research experience, working on collaborative research projects under the supervision of School of Science faculty and staff.

    Peer Mentoring Program
    The School of Science program in peer mentoring is designed to help students adjust to Monmouth University and to the School of Science by providing support from fellow students. The program is directed by Associate Dean Catherine Duckett and Dr. Robin Kucharczyk.

    Professional Development Programming for Students
    The professional development programming at School of Science is tailored for students in science, mathematics and the technical professions to help each one prepare him/herself for the next steps in his/her career, be that a job, an internship or further study in graduate or professional school.

    Program for the Acceleration in Computer Science Careers (PAC) for Minority Students
    This free, 10-week program is open to minority students in the third through twelfth grades in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

    The Stars Challenge
    A science enrichment program for top middle school students, its goal is to get more top students involved in science and technology, and ultimately to maintain America's historical lead in technology and innovation.