SOURCE: Blue Book Diaries
by Jonathan W. Wilson
Other than professional experts, the Americans who understand the crisis best—regardless of political ideology—are those who have a well-rounded imagination.
SOURCE: The Globe Post
by Luis Martínez-Fernández
"The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”
SOURCE: Seattle Times
The number of students studying the humanities at the University of Washington is shrinking, with some majors down as much as 50 percent in a decade. It's having a financial impact, and also affecting the breadth of the university's expertise.
by Greta de Jong
Majoring in STEM fields might teach students how to build robots, but studying history will teach them what to do when the robots take their jobs.
SOURCE: Chronicle of Higher Education
by David A. Hollinger
Can STEM and the humanities ever get along?
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