Youth Development & Agricultural Education Strategic Plan
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GOAL 2: Enhance Quality of Life through Interdisciplinary Research
Engage in interdisciplinary research that enhances quality of life by continuously building
human and institutional capacity to address local, state, national, and global needs in AFNR
while attending to social justice.
- Drive interdisciplinary-transdisciplinary research and scholarship by creating a collaborative
culture of "we" in approaching the cultivation of our science and our
assessment of learning advancements.
- Enhance infrastructure to advance world-class interdisciplinary social
sciences discovery, scholarship, and creative effectiveness of mediated
science communication and STEM learning in formal, non-formal,
mediated, and informal learning environments
- Enhance shared resources by creating and supporting
infrastructures that span across departmental, college, state, and
- Invest in scholars in the emerging areas of research,
scholarship, and creative activity through holistic graduate and
postdoctoral training programs that prepare engaged scholars
to be successful professionals in their chosen fields.