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The College of Science's vision is a scientifically literate community that celebrates innovation and diversity and embraces evidence-based decision making

A scientifically literate community that celebrates innovation and diversity and embraces evidence-based decision making


Our mission is to create, share, and apply new knowledge within both our academic and broader communities, and to train students in an environment that nurtures growth and inspires solutions to societal and environmental challenges.

To create, share, and apply new knowledge within both our academic and broader communities, and to train students in an environment that nurtures growth and inspires solutions to societal and environmental challenges.


Goals toward this mission include: - Promote innovative research to advance basic science and to meet local and global challenges. - Engage students in research and inspire self-discovery - Foster excellence and inclusiveness in science education -Communicate to the public the value of science and evidence-based thinking

• Promote innovative research to advance basic science and to meet local and global challenges
• Engage students in research and inspire self-discovery
• Foster excellence and inclusiveness in science education
• Communicate to the public the value of science and evidence-based thinking