The Graduate Student Education and Research Fund provides resources for the college to offer competitive packages and attract the best and brightest across the nation. The fund also supports our nationally renowned graduate program and provides opportunities for faculty to continue cutting-edge research.
All leading academic research programs are driven by the fruitful interactions of graduate students with their faculty mentors. It is only through recruitment of the most gifted and qualified candidates that the college can be successful in research and graduate endeavors. In order for us to achieve this, we must be able to offer competitive packages to attract the best and the brightest from across the nation. Additionally, a nationally renowned graduate program supports and retains crucial faculty by providing the resources for faculty to continue their cutting-edge research. In essence, it is the fuel that runs our research engine and makes new discoveries possible.