Category: News

Interdisciplinary Studies had a huge crowd join us for our End-of-the-Year Celebration on May 6, 2019. A handful of students from the Senior Seminar course delivered capstone presentations: Taryn MacGregor, Victoria Jollimore, Jane Burdick, Elene Gedevanishvili, Deandre Wooding, and Kyle Anderson. IDS inducted 37 new members into the Alpha Iota Sigma Honor Society and we […]

We are thrilled that so many IDS students and student workers will be showcasing their research and projects in tomorrow’s Student Showcase of Research & Engagement. We wanted to highlight their excellence and urge everyone to attend the Showcase and see what our IDS students are up to. If you are an IDS student in […]

Please welcome our newest Interdisciplinary Studies team members, who are joining our program on July 1, 2018! Dr. Matthew Cheney will be the Interim Director while Robin is on sabbatical in the Fall, and then will stay on as a faculty member in our program when Robin returns in January. Matt has a Ph.D. in […]

On Tuesday May 15, 2018, the Interdisciplinary Studies program at Plymouth State University will be celebrating the end of the academic year by honoring our Outstanding Senior Award recipient, our Graduation Leader recipient, and the Honor Society inductees. Additionally, a handful of students from the Senior Seminar course will be giving short presentations on their applied projects […]

by Janina Misiewicz We’ve made it to the end of another semester. With some endings, like this one, it’s important to celebrate and reflect on how far we’ve come and what we’ve learned along the way. With this in mind, all the Interdisciplinary Studies majors are gathering together in Frost Commons to share with each other […]

Janina Misiewicz, the Program Support Administrator for the Interdisciplinary Studies program at PSU, reflects on the first month of the semester and some new departmental initiatives.

by Janina Misiewicz On Tuesday, we celebrated our graduating seniors, the AIS Honor Society inductees, the Outstanding Graduating Senior Award recipient, and the 2017 Gonfonalier recipient. We had a busy evening! The festivities included hors d’oeuvres, cake, balloons, a photobooth, and smiles! We’re very proud of our graduating seniors because they’ve worked hard to get […]

Last week, students enrolled in Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies published a blog post summarizing their learning experience during the semester. Here’s an example of that assignment from Molly Stone’s ePort. Read more to learn about Molly Stone’s experience as an Interdisciplinary Studies major.

What’s an ePortfolio and why should a student create one? A brief overview of ePorts and the impact students can make by publicly sharing their scholarly work.

What does the Interdisciplinary Studies program at Plymouth State University offer its students? Mariah Davis investigated this question by speaking to Robin DeRosa, the Director of the program, and current students about the role of interdisciplinarity in modern education, and more specifically, at Plymouth State University.