The School of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies joins academic study with personal experience through engaging contemplative practice and analytical investigation. Rooted in the disciplines of the humanities and world wisdom traditions, courses in the School of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies engage students in the study of history, contemplative practices, philosophy, ethics, myths and symbols, literature, language, art, and culture. Long-established methods of teaching traditional arts and ancient texts are coupled with experiential learning and contemporary methods of academic and contemplative rigor. Students achieve personal transformation and skillful action working with the complexity of global issues. Whether in graduate or undergraduate programs, in standard concentrations or interdisciplinary curriculum, students thrive in programs designed to foster openness to diverse perspectives and compassionate engagement with our ever-changing world.