Reflections on Going Interdisciplinary

by Robin DeRosa, Professor of English & Interdisciplinary Studies & Danielle Marie Carkin, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Today at our annual start-of-school meeting for faculty and staff, our new president announced plans to transform our small, regional university into an interdisciplinary institution centered around the ideas of clusters and open labs. ¬†We represent two Read More …

Practical Examples for Plymouth State University

Here are some practical ideas to go with the more theoretical vision I laid out in my 2014 talk at Plymouth State University, “Rethinking Student Engagement.” How can we reintegrate knowledge so that the historically constructed boundaries between fields can be made porous? Develop cooperative templated majors that partner multiple departments together, which students could Read More …