Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

The Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute (DCII) was established in the spring of 2012 with a generous gift from the Dedman Family Foundation.


This institute encompasses all the divisions within Dedman College: humanities, social sciences and sciences, which includes mathematics and statistics. It also reaches out through its programs to the rest of the University and to the local community, creating a culture of interdisciplinary inquiry and bridging the physical sciences and the humanities, the liberal arts and the professional schools, and academia and the broader community.
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                        2014-2015 Mayer Fellows

    We are happy to announce the new 2014-2015 Mayer Fellows! Congratulations to all! Your dedication and hard work will surely pay off. Click here for a complete list of these bright students.

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                           Fall IMPACT Symposium

    The Happiness Symposium will explore the implications and challenges of happiness research today in the topics of Philosophy, Economics, Business Law, English, Social History, Neuroscience, and Psychology. 

    Lecture Dates:

    Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Friday, September 19, 2014
    Thursday, September 25, 2014
    Thursday, October 2, 2014 

    Click here for more information, including presenters.

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                           Dr. Nicholas Christakis

    Save the date for October 9th, for a lecture by Dr. Nicholas Christakis, a Sol Goldman Family Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University. 

    Click here for more information.