Students writing math calculations on a brick wall with chalk

The mission of our department is the advancement of knowledge in sciences and mathematics. To further this fundamental goal, we strive to effectively teach students while exploring the boundaries of what is known through scholarly research.

In our increasingly complex world, a genuine understanding of science and mathematics is required to engage humanity's biggest problems and progress toward our most profound objectives.  To these ends, we focus on empowering students with knowledge and strengthening the global intellectual community.