Earlier this month I wrote a couple of posts making economic and non-economic arguments for the continuing value of college majors like history, English, philosophy, and the other “humanities.” Today, I want to take up an important consideration raised by Inside Higher Ed blogger Matt Reed. A humanities professor who became a community college dean, Reed contends that … More What To Do If Law School Is No Longer a “Safety Valve” for Humanities Majors?
3/11/15 – Episode six of Past & Presence took us to the Minnesota History Center, where we met people who work in everything from exhibit design and textile conservation to fundraising and internship coordination. Plus advice for students on oral presentations and working in groups, an interview with an alum teaching middle school social studies, and an introduction to pre-law at Bethel.
While I wasn’t blogging during my three-week trip to Europe, I did try to keep up with my Feedly, Twitter, and other online reading sources, bookmarking a variety of posts and articles. Enough that I’ll end January with three separate month-wide links wraps, one for each of the three main themes of this blog. We’ll start … More That Was The Month That Was: Education