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Can Business Drive Meaning And Meaningfulness In The Workplace?

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:32

Last week, the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) was once again held in Davos, Switzerland.

As Tech Companies Hire More Liberal Arts Majors, More Students Are Choosing STEM Degrees

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:17

The number of students choosing liberal arts majors is dipping. At the same time, more STEM employers are hiring workers with humanities backgrounds, according to a new report by researchers at Strada Education Network and Emsi, a labor market analytics firm.

Jobs Will Save the Humanities

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 09:09

Last year, when I decided to survey college graduates who had majored in English, I was looking for help in guiding my own students on life and work after college.

How your liberal arts degree is preparing you to become an innovator

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 10:39

A recent NPR report asked listeners to solve a riddle: Jane and Maggie are sisters and were born minutes apart from each other to the same mother, but they are not twins. How is this possible?

The answer: because they’re triplets.

Report: Colleges must teach liberal arts grads to merge hard and soft skills

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:32

Dive Brief:

One Way to Set Up Liberal-Arts Majors for Success: Focus on Skills

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 10:40

I’m Goldie Blumenstyk, a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education covering innovation in and around academe. Here’s what I’m thinking about this week:

Majors, skills, and job-market success.

Fuzzy logic: Tech or art? Scott Hartley on why liberal arts will rule the digital world

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 10:34

Scott Hartley’s engineering classmates at the universities of Stanford or Columbia also studied literature and philosophy.

Hooray, arts gets its groove back

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 13:41

Gabriel Imbrailo, 23, is a BA (Anthropology) final year student at Macquarie University. She swapped to anthropology from science and admits there have been times she wasn't sure she'd made the right move.

Employers Want Liberal Arts Grads

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 13:38

New study says the evolving economy creates a greater need for their skills, but that many colleges could do better at thinking about what graduates can do and helping them translate that into jobs.

How these humanities graduates are finding jobs in Silicon Valley

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 13:35

Only 1 in 20 college degrees awarded today are in the humanities or liberal arts, as a perception persists that these fields don't provide marketable skills for students entering the workf

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