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IDS News & Notes

Meet the Dean: Brother Kevin Brower

Get to know our new Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies, Brother Kevin Brower! Learn more about him, his role as dean, and what it means to have an interdisciplinary mindset.

Student Spotlight: Meet Lesly!

Lesly Soriano is a baker in the making who is making the most out of her education! From Los Angeles, California, Lesly came to BYU-Idaho knowing where she wanted to go. She has always had a love for baking, and her goal is to work in a bakery and make pastry’s.

IDS 297R: Applied Learning Project

If you are a student looking for work experience, IDS 297R, The Applied Learning Project, might be a good opportunity for you. Students learn leadership, project management, and teamwork skills that benefit their future careers and lives. Each semester, different companies submit project requests to the RBDC, and students are matched to a project based on interest and ability.

Speak Courage: An IDS Forum

Do you find public speaking intimidating? Do you have classes, projects, or a job that requires public presentation of some kind? Then learn the public speaking tips Brother Spencer Haacke shares in this interdisciplinary studies forum, Speak Courage.

IDS 499: The Interdisciplinary Capstone Project

As college students attend classes, complete assignments, and evaluate their progress at the end of each semester, it can be difficult to have a complete vision for their future career. This is especially true for Interdisciplinary Studies majors. IDS 499 is the class designed to give students a sharp definition of their future careers.

Finding a Mentor for IDS 499

There are many degrees on campus that require students to complete a Capstone project. For these capstone projects, a mentor is required. This article can help students understand the role of mentors, how they help a capstone project, and how to get the best one for their project.

The Elevate Finals Competition - Spring 2021

ELEVATE is a student competition meant to challenge students to solve a social problem on campus. Last semester that challenge was: "How can students elevate their mental health by creating a culture of positivity?" This semester students learned, created, and presented their own unique solutions to this problem and fought for a spot in the finals competition!