URI TodayTuesday, April 9, 2013
Cluster initiative to expand research, teaching in four key areas
In keeping with URI President David M. Dooley's Transformational Goals and the University's Academic Plan, an initiative has been launched to focus academic energy and resources on four new interdisciplinary areas of study.
In the fall semester, the University faculty and leadership will welcome four "clusters" of leading faculty from around the globe to advance inter- and multi-disciplinary teaching, learning, and research focused on challenging, emerging, and relevant societal issues that transcend traditional borders among disciplines.
"Our University has a commitment to...