Courses

SPI currently offers one seminar per semester and a spring studio course. Each emphasizes real-world applications of classroom problem solving. 

Fall Seminar: BIOL 261 / PHYS 202 Science and Society: Global Challenges fosters creative interdisciplinary problem solving.

Spring Seminar: BIOL 262 / PHYS 202 Shaping National Science Policy introduces students to science advocacy.

Spring Studio: UNXP-001 Science & Social Change Studio students demonstrate actionable innovation by developing products from an earlier course into a real world company, process, or policy.

SPI classes are held in historic Healy Hall at the Ethics Lab, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics' project incubator iniative.