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Innovative, inclusive, individualized Graduate Education

Alumni Hall entrance to the Graduate School with students sitting at tables on a spring day

"The traditional curriculum must become more inclusive, adaptive and individualized, with emphasis on integrative thinking and experiential learning." 

~ Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education Karen P. DePauw  

Transforming students, education, and lives.

Bring Your Kids to School Day at the Graduate School with families and children, dean Karen DePauw and President Sands and Laura Sands.

photo of dad giving daughter a balloon on the patio of the GLC

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Student Support

Counseling, tutoring, Graduate Student Ombudsperson, Health and Wellness, and other services

Students gather at the Graduate Life Center patio tables

Graduate Life Center

The GLC houses the Graduate School administrative offices, and also provides spaces for classes, meetings, social gatherings, and housing. 

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Our statement about inclusion and diversity and the graduate school's commitment to support all students.