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At the Intersection of Liberal Arts + STEM

Spring 2014

A daylong series of events highlight how liberal arts and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are enriched and have greater capacity for meaningful change when the disciplines intersect.

At the Intersection of Liberal Arts and STEM

Loeb Playhouse, Stewart Center

Exploring the opportunities for excellence and innovation when disciplines converge to prepare the next generation of leaders who will solve complex challenges and transform the world.

Moderated by:

  • Dr. Moira Gunn, host of "Tech Nation" on NPR/SiriusXM and director of business of biotechnology programs, University of San Francisco


Best College Major

Stewart Center, Room 306

Discussion of the timeless, essential, and relevant value of study in the liberal arts.

Moderated by:


Purdue @ the Intersection

Stewart Center, Room 302

Discussion of interdisciplinary teaching and research in liberal arts.

Moderated by:


  • Daniel Aldrich, professor of political science, public policy, and urban affairs and director of the security and resilience studies program, Northeastern University
  • H. Kory Cooper, assistant professor, Anthropology and Materials Engineering
  • Felicia Roberts, director, Linguistics, and associate professor, Brian Lamb School of Communication
  • Tina Rulli, assistant professor, Philosophy
  • Richard K. Thomas, professor, Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, & Performance