Background Image Alternative Text: Geospatial sciences master’s student and INSPIRE Fellow Kent Sparrow uses a Proscope Digital Handheld Microscope to show eighth-graders a magnified image of a flower.

Graduate Student Development

In addition to learning expertise in a discipline while in graduate school, graduate students benefit by taking advantage of opportunities to develop “transferable skills”, those skills that prepare them holistically to excel in their careers, to become leaders, and to lead a balanced life. The Graduate School supports many professional development activities that enrich the lives and educational experiences of our graduate students.