The College of Natural Science promotes excellence in research, teaching, and public service across the biological, physical, and mathematical sciences. The College provides innovative undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students to be leaders in an increasingly sophisticated scientific and technological society. These programs grow and evolve in an environment that values multidisciplinary and cross-college collaborations and builds on the advantages that a diverse student body brings to a dynamic community of scholars. The College assumes a leadership role in preparing all Michigan State University students with the fundamental scientific and quantitative proficiencies critical to a quality liberal education. Key to excellence is the College’s commitment to advancing knowledge through progressive graduate-research programs and undergraduate research experiences. This commitment is manifest in our ability to enhance student learning, promote basic scientific understanding of nature, and develop the technical and human resources necessary to address the current and future needs of society.