The Arete Initiative

Overview of the Arete Initiative

The University’s Arete Initiative, which encourages interdisciplinary research, has a name derived from the ancient Greek word for excellence in the fulfillment of human potential. Now in its third year, Arete is fulfilling its own potential—helpi...

Summary

The University’s Arete Initiative, which encourages interdisciplinary research, has a name derived from the ancient Greek word for excellence in the fulfillment of human potential. Now in its third year, Arete is fulfilling its own potential—helping faculty and researchers at the University launch interdisciplinary projects that study solutions to global epidemics, world poverty and climate change