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Interdisciplinary Studies

  • New KIE-CDS Visiting Writer Series

    New KIE-CDS Visiting Writer Series

    Eula Biss visited Duke for 2-day residency, "On Immunity: An Innoculation," part of a series co-hosted by Duke's Kenan Institute for Ethics and Center for Documentary Studies

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  • DGHI launches Ebola resource page

    DGHI launches Ebola resource page

    New resource of facts, links, etc., for the Duke community and others who want to stay in the know

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  • Seeking new FHI Director

    Seeking new FHI Director

    Duke University has embarked on a search for a new Director for the Franklin Humanities Institute

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    NIEPS Director answers questions about new Climate Change ruling

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  • Read all about it!

    Read all about it!

    SSRI's latest issue of GIST is chock-full of stories about interdisciplinary activities in the social sciences

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  • Celebrate Interdisciplinary Innovation!

    Celebrate Interdisciplinary Innovation!

    On Thursday, January 23rd, hundreds attended the open house and dedication of the newly named Gross Hall for Interdisciplinary Innovation

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Welcome to Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke

Duke’s reputation has been enhanced by its accomplishments in interdisciplinary studies; the interdisciplinary character of our institution attracts exceptional faculty and students, adds a critical dimension to teaching, promotes study at the frontiers of research, and aids Duke in its mission to provide knowledge in the service of society. Success in interdisciplinary studies requires collaboration across disciplines, schools, and interdisciplinary institutes; such collaborations have given rise to innovative initiatives in undergraduate and graduate education, and in faculty research and recruitment. University-wide Institutes and Centers and Initiatives – including Bass Connections, a university-wide educational initiative – are incubating some of Duke’s most exciting collaborative research and teaching initiatives, and are helping to catalyze Duke’s overarching goal of placing knowledge in service to society.

Visit our Bass Connections website

Follow us on Twitter to know all about the events and activities hosted by the various interdisciplinary units around campus. More info >

All across campus, Duke's faculty are designing and engaging with research that focuses on real-world problems. More info >

Duke Science & Society’s new MA in Bioethics & Science Policy is one example of unique interdisciplinary offerings. More info >

Interdisciplinary Video of the week:

The Duke Human Rights Center at FHI hosted UNC’s Gene Nichols to speak on poverty and the minimum wage. Learn more about DHRC@FHI.

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