Cheers!

  When coming in to Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies, I honestly did not understand how a whole course could be filled with creating a degree program. Soon after starting the course, I came to realize this course offered so much more than creating a…

Marketing Interdisciplinarity

The article I read for this week, “Interdisciplinarity: Suffering from a Lack of Effective Marketing?”, contains a lot of information pertaining to the disciplinary and interdisciplinary contrast. The article starts off my by defining a discipline and the certain elements that make up disciplines….

Communication Barriers

This week’s reading, “Barriers to Interdisciplinary Research and Training” detailed some of the key concerns and obstacles faced within any interdisciplinary work. Although this article did detail the obstacles particularly associated with interdisciplinary scientific research, the barriers are extremely common throughout any profession. The…

From One Student to Another

Coming from a student who has continuously struggled with the conventional educational system, I advise as many students as possible to look into an interdisciplinary education. Unfortunately, like many other students, I have developed a negative mentality around any general education. In the journal…

Spring Fling: A Collaborative Event

Every year, Plymouth State puts together one of the largest events on campus, Spring Fling. This is a weekend full of activities that focuses around one big concert. Some activities include battle of the bands and even a rave. To put on one of…

Why Aren’t You Normal?

The Interdisciplinary Studies program here at Plymouth State University is the main reason why I chose to come to Plymouth as a student. I consider myself to be an untraditional student in the aspect that I graduated high school a year early in order…

Event Management and Planning

My Interdisciplinary Studies program is Event Management and Planning. My program’s goal is to provide me with a wide variety of skills needed to manage and plan many different events of different calibers. I have explored many different degree programs that have been called…

Connecting My Passion of Planning to a Discipline: An Interview with Adam Keul

In order to better understand one discipline within my interdisciplinary degree, I was fortunate enough to meet with Professor Adam Keul, Assistant Professor of Tourism Management and Policy. I chose to interview Professor Keul because of the enlightenment I might find hearing from a…

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