CU-Boulder faculty members and academic departments commonly reach across discipline lines to engage in collaborative scholarship and creative work. Such partnerships can be found in all academic disciplines on campus, with many originating in the arts and humanities. Examples include:
Interdisciplinary studies are further encouraged by strategic hiring initiatives, such as those in the College of Arts and Sciences in which new faculty positions are sometimes proposed in "clusters." Cluster hires are tied more to academic initiatives, sometimes crossing disciplinary lines, rather than strictly by department.