Departments & Centers
We are home to powerhouse departments, centers and institutes where both innovative high-impact research and enthusiastic, exemplary teaching flourish. Our students are mentored, taught and trained by leading experts in their fields. Leading by example, our faculty members encourage, support and prepare their students to tackle important research questions through multidisciplinary, collaborative approaches. Faculty research, scholarship, teaching and mentoring are recognized and supported at all levels.
Arts and Sciences departments are home to some of the world’s top experts, who maintain dynamic collaborations with their peers across the globe. This allows us to maintain a competitive edge in research in these areas and provide our students with an exceptional educational experience.
Arts and Sciences centers bring together multidisciplinary teams of leading experts to tackle some of today’s most critical problems. This concentration of expertise is bringing about real results and innovations in areas of energy and the environment, smart materials and much more.
Humanities & Arts Research
The arts and humanities are the cultural heart of the university and home to a passionate community of art, literature, language, culture and history scholars making significant contributions in their own fields and in interdisciplinary endeavors. Research and scholarship in the arts and humanities are indispensable for generating new ideas and new ways of thinking.