Office of University Interdisciplinary Programs

Oct 19, 2022

Integrative Sciences Initiative: Fostering Cross-Discipline Collaboration at NC State

The Integrative Sciences Initiative and Integrative Sciences Building will bring together students and scholars across various disciplines to transform STEM research and education.

Sep 26, 2022

NC State Launches Universitywide Global One Health Academy

The academy represents a universitywide, interdisciplinary effort to engage faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students in improving the health of animals, plants, biodiversity, humans and society in North Carolina and beyond.

Sep 22, 2022

Showcasing Research Excellence

The NC State community consistently comes up with new, creative ways to communicate their wide-ranging scholarship interests. Through the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund and the Envisioning Research contest, they put research excellence on full display.

Aug 24, 2022

Making Science Communication Make Sense

A partnership between NC State and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is opening new windows on the world of science communication.

Jul 7, 2022

Steve Markham Named Executive Director of NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Steve Markham, an NC State professor in the Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship within the Poole College of Management, has been appointed Executive Director of NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, effective July 1, following Senior Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship Tom Miller’s retirement.

Jun 7, 2022

Erin Seekamp Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Coastal Resilience and Sustainability, and Director of the Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative

NC State’s College of Natural Resources, along with the Office of University Interdisciplinary Programs, is pleased to announce that Dr. Erin Seekamp, a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management and an extension tourism specialist in the College of Natural Resources, has been appointed Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Coastal Resilience and Sustainability, and director of the Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative. The appointment is effective August 16.

Jun 3, 2022

Rob Dunn Named Senior Vice Provost for University Interdisciplinary Programs

Rob Dunn has been named Senior Vice Provost for University Interdisciplinary Programs, effective June 1, 2022.

May 13, 2022

Creating Interdisciplinary Solutions

With NC State’s Think and Do spirit, Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions encourages students to think about current and future problems interdisciplinarily even before they arrive on campus. The free online course helps connect students to the greater NC State community, while bringing together diverse perspectives and disciplines on a common problem.

May 13, 2022

Ready for New Challenges

Nearly 6,500 students took a leap forward into the next chapter of their lives at NC State’s spring commencement on May 7. Many of these new graduates excelled in their chosen major, but also crossed disciplinary boundaries in their learning and research.

Apr 13, 2022

Facilitating Interdisciplinary Connections

NC State’s academies elevate research and education by facilitating interdisciplinary connections among faculty, staff and students. The Data Science Academy and Genetics and Genomics Academy seek to further interdisciplinarity on campus through courses, workshops and cross-college conversations.