Intellectual Vitality

Departmental Action Plans

  1. Dedicate an hour after the monthly faculty meeting for faculty to discuss highlights of their research and plans for future grant applications
  2. Expand and complement scientific expertise of department through junior and senior faculty hires
  3. Implement monthly Meeting of the MINDS. This a meeting open to all members of the department (including postdocs, students, and technicians) where students and postdocs present data blitzes of their latest research
  4. Implement travel awards for students in the department who are presenting at national scientific meetings to help increase excellence by rewarding excellence