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Community Conference

Members of the neighborhood, community partners, faculty, staff, and students are invited to come together and dialogue about community. Click here for more information.

Our Mission

The 21st century will be defined by the complexity and interconnected nature of human endeavors. The world’s nations and politics, its markets and technology, its cultures and ideas are merging together in ways unimaginable even a generation ago. The challenges of this interconnected world are vast: human rights and health; energy, water, and the environment; risk and disasters; artistic and technological ingenuity. These are just a few of the areas in which fresh inquiry is demanded, inquiry that is free to roam beyond conventional disciplinary boundaries.

The Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry (CII) at Drexel University offers students several different opportunities to develop the “big-picture” thinking and analytical skills associated with cutting-edge interdisciplinary teaching and research. Located in the Pennoni Honors College, the CII comprises three programs: the Custom-Designed Major, the Great Works Symposium, and Travel-Integrated Courses.

Upcoming Events

Contact

Kevin Egan, Ph.D. - Director
5016 MacAlister Hall
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.895.0457
kde25@drexel.edu

Ana Castillo-Nye, Ed.M
Program Manager
5016 MacAlister Hall
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-571-4391
ana.nye@drexel.edu