Liberal Arts Careers

The world’s top economists just made the case for why we still need English majors

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:35

English majors are down 25.5 percent since the Great Recession, just as world’s top economists say we need more ‘storytellers'

Harnessing humanities, cultural heritage for better society

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:45

Last week, eggheads in the humanities converged on Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State, as Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) held its yearly lecture.

30 People With 'Soft' College Majors Who Became Extremely Successful

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:55

Carolyn Cutrone and Max Nisen
Dec. 18, 2012, 2:55 PM

Recently, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen said that he believed in the value of college, but mostly for math-based majors like engineering, rather than "softer stuff," like English.

The $5 billion company built by arts graduates

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:33

It’s an old cliché that studying liberal arts and humanities will get you nothing but debt. Study business, engineering, medicine or law if you want a successful career and comfy salary, they say.

At least one tech giant has disrupted old assumptions, however.

10 CEOs Who Prove Your Liberal Arts Degree Isn't Worthless

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:02

July 23, 2015

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:05