Interview Assignment

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Ryanne Carmichael who is the Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Physiology at Plymouth State University. Dr. Carmichael is one of my content advisors and has been an instructor for some of my classes in the Exercise and Sport Physiology department. My interest in interviewing her originated […]

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Review of an Interdisciplinary Scholarly Article

Being an Interdisciplinary Studies major has allowed me to see the benefits of interdisciplinarity first-hand. It has also expanded my knowledge of how it can be worked in and benefit students of different grade levels. One of my original thoughts has been that interdisciplinary methods of teaching should be introduced to students once they become […]

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IDS Program Statement: Pre-Physical Therapy

Here is a copy of my IDS Program Statement that was recently approved! The major I intend to graduate with from Plymouth State University is a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies: Pre-Physical Therapy. This program includes a combination of Exercise and Sport Physiology classes with many general science courses that are necessary pre-requisites […]

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Interdisciplinary Success Story

Stanford’s Bio-X is a 20-year-old interdisciplinary approach to science. Since 1998, their approach has intertwined life sciences, humanities, and Engineering. Bio-X has been exemplified by the National Research Council on how to promote interdisciplinarity among sciences. The team at Stanford is continuing to flourish and spread interdisciplinarity. The result has been a growth of new […]

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