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Preparing Leaders through Integrated Sciences

Today, innovation has transformed every aspect of society, from private commerce to public affairs, and linked the cultivation of responsible leadership in business, government, and the professions with advances in the sciences, computer science, and data science. The new Kravis Department of Integrated Sciences, housed in the new Robert Day Sciences Center, is rooted in CMC’s foundational liberal arts and leadership mission, and unique in its approach to organizing science education around grand socio-scientific challenges. Leveraging computation as a powerful vehicle for discovery and systemic solutions, and integrating CMC’s core strengths in the social sciences and humanities, the department is organized around three foci:

  • Health (Genomics, Systems Biology, and Health)
  • Brain (Brain, Learning, and Decision), and
  • Planet (Climate, Energy, and the Environment)


The Robert Day Sciences Center

Great programs require equally impactful facilities. The Robert Day Sciences Center, home to the new Kravis Department of Integrated Sciences and designed by world-renowned architects of BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, matches the ambition of the new department. Located on the eastern frontier of the current campus footprint, the Center will create a strong presence on Claremont Boulevard, while triggering a series of developments and improvements to prepare CMC for our next chapter.

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The Kravis Department of Integrated Sciences

Our innovative program is resolutely interdisciplinary, deliberately and coherently integrating the sciences, computation, the humanities, and social sciences. The program helps students contribute to the full process of scientific discovery and ensures they are able to work across traditional disciplinary boundaries, be facile with powerful computational and quantitative approaches, critically evaluate scientific contributions and trends, and understand the relationships between science, technology, and society.

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Raised to Date: $400+ million
100% of Goal Reached
18% 2021 graduates who majored in a Science or Interdisciplinary Science
11,000 Visits to the Murty Sunak Quantitative and Computing Lab
28% Recent graduates who start their careers in technology
3 Socio-scientific grand challenges addressed: Health, Brain, and Planet
25 World-class new faculty anticipated within the Kravis Department of Integrated Sciences
14 Highly accomplished members of inaugural Integrated Sciences Advisory Council