Do What Inspires "U"

The Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies (IPS) is home to over a dozen undergraduate and graduate programs that reach across the various departments of the College of Arts and Sciences. IPS programs allow students to explore connections beyond traditional courses of study, including cultural studies, social sciences, and STEM. Our programs exist at the intersection between multiple disciplines, preparing students to be versatile and creative thinkers in an ever-changing world.

Interdisciplinary News and Events

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Team aims to elevate Indigenous voices

A group of professors and staff members are working to start a Native American and Global Indigenous Studies program at the University, beginning with an introductory class offered this spring.

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Endowments will power data solutions with technical talent

With more than $12 million from the Knight Foundation and Phillip and Patricia Frost, the Institute for Data Science and Computing is establishing its first endowed faculty chairs.

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Former Peace Corps volunteers share their views about service

The Master of Arts in International Administration and Master of Science in Education in Community and Social Change programs will host a virtual panel discussion series in honor of the Peace Corps’ 60th anniversary.

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Addressing Inequalities

A&S faculty make vital contributions to the national conversation on fairness and inclusion.