Interdisciplinary Innovations

The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce a new series titled, "Interdisciplinary Innovations." In this series, we showcase the innovative, creative, and collaborative work faculty are doing to increase student learning and success. Please join us for the inaugural session featuring Drs. Jennifer Johnson (Geography) and Mischelle Stone (Criminal Justice). More information about this session is below.

If you are doing interdisciplinary work with a colleague, please take a few minutes to tell us about your project so that we may include you in the new "Interdisciplinary Innovations" series. Please contact us at or call 231-591-3826.

Crime and Climate Change: An Interdisciplinary Adventure
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
11 AM—Noon, FLITE 438

Criminal Justice Professor Mischelle Stone and Geography Professor Jennifer Johnson will talk about their interdisciplinary project conducted in Fall 2012, which paired CJ graduate students with weather and climate undergraduates for an investigation into the links between climate change and criminal behaviors. Come hear about the assignment structure, benefits and pitfalls, and tips for running your own interdisciplinary class project. Lunch will be provided. To reserve a spot, please contact us at or call 231-591-3826.