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Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar (IFS)

The Providence College Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar (IFS) brings together up to eight faculty members from across the disciplines on campus in a collaborative teaching and learning experience each year. Participants devote an entire semester to a multidisciplinary and multidimensional study of a particular theme.

 
The Office of Academic Affairs and The Center for Teaching Excellence proudly present the tenth annual Providence College Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar:
 
 
 
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2016 SYSTEMS Seminar Participants: 

 
Jessica Mulligan, Health Policy and Management
Seminar Coordinator
 
"Unsystematic: Navigating the U.S. Health Care System as the Newly Insured" 
 
Comfort Ateh, Secondary Education
 
"A Crosscutting Concept in the Next Generation Science Standards for Exploring and Understanding ideas in Science and Engineering" 
 
Ruth Ben-Artzi, Political Science
 
"The Global Governance System of International Aid"
 
Toby Harper, History
 
"The Ordering of the British Empire: The Honours System and the Transformation of British Hierarchies in the Twentieth Century"
 
Stephen Mecca, Engineering-Physics-Systems
 
"The Value of Systems Thinking"
 
Adam Myers, Political Science

"The Entanglement of Party Conflict within the American Federal System"
 
Jonathan Richardson, Biology

"More than the Sum of its Parts: Using Ecosystem to Understand Nature"
 
Trina Vithayathil, Global Studies 
 
"The Caste System and the Production of Inequality in Urban India" 
 

Calling All Faculty:

Be a part of the IFS

 

Applications for the next Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar are due by April 22, 2015.

Learn more about the process by clicking the images below.

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Past IFS Seminars:


Center for Teaching Excellence
Feinstein Academic Center, Room 303
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, R.I. 02918

(401) 865-1340
cte@providence.edu

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