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First-Year Experience

Scribner Seminars


The Scribner Seminars are the centerpiece of the First-Year Experience, taught by faculty from virtually every discipline, who design seminars to highlight their own intellectual curiosities and passions. Scribner Seminars will help you begin to explore ideas, challenge assumptions, and gain first-hand experience of faculty expectations of academic rigor and excellence. 

The Scribner Seminars are interdisciplinary courses with the following goals:

Seminars change from year to year, so be sure to use the 2018 descriptions when they become available in the spring. Until then, you can get a good idea of the range of seminar topics offered over the years by clicking on the "Archives" above.