The College of Sciences and Arts fuels Michigan Tech Huskies with intellectualism, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation across multiple disciplines. Students are taught by leading experts in their fields and engage in cutting-edge research in 31 bachelors and 26 graduate degrees—getting their hands dirty with grit and determination.
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Melvin Calvin '31
Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1911, Melvin Calvin received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1931 and a PhD in chemistry from the University of Minnesota in 1935. He began his academic career in 1937 at the University of California at Berkeley, where he stayed for the remainder of his career. He died in 1997. . . .
Michigan Tech's General Sciences and Arts program is designed to let students explore fields of study and career avenues for a semester or two under the direction of a committed faculty member and advisor.