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Our college prepares scholars, develops leaders, translates theory to practice, and advances knowledge of human behavior, health, and quality of life. Key Characteristics:

  • An interdisciplinary environment for discovery, learning, and engagement
  • Faculty and graduates who are leaders in the health and human sciences
  • Research that advances knowledge and is responsive to ever-changing conditions
  • Applications of knowledge to improve people's well-being
  • Engagement with diverse constituencies and communities to address a broad spectrum of human needs.


Our college's people and programs have an increasingly positive impact on the behavior, health, and quality of life of people.

Key Characteristics:

  • Exemplary interdisciplinary education and research
  • Independent researchers and collaborative groups who conduct internationally recognized basic and applied research
  • Talented and creative students who achieve great success in their educational pursuits
  • Highly effective training of leaders to meet current and future global challenges
  • Entrepreneurial initiatives that deliver lasting benefits to people
  • Engagement and partnerships that strengthen our educational programs and increase our contributions to people locally and globally
  • An academic community that is exemplary in its understanding and appreciation of intellectual and cultural diversity