28 février 2018

Scholarly Work in the Humanities and the Evolving Information Environment

Scholarly Work in the Humanities and the Evolving Information Environment
I am - sort of - a scholar of the humanities. I say 'sort of' because what I do, especially in relation to the humanities, barely resembles what would traditionally have been called 'scholarship'. I've learned to live with that. And so, maybe, will the humanities. More...

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27 février 2018

Oberlin adjusts to challenging times in liberal arts education

University Business Magazine logoShrinking enrollment. A budget deficit. Certain dining hall foods being viewed as cultural appropriation. More...

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24 février 2018

Shocker: Humanities Grads Gainfully Employed and Happy

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. What's the worst college major for your career, according to Forbes? Anthropology and archaeology. Kiplinger's says to stay away from religious studies, music, anthropology and art history. More...

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23 février 2018

Yodel-Ay-Hee-Hoo! New Degree in Switzerland

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Swiss university is starting degree programs in yodeling, the BBC reported.
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts will begin a three-year bachelor's degree and a two-year master's degree program in yodeling in the 2018-19 academic year. More...

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20 février 2018

The Digital Humanities as Public Humanities

HomeLiterary scholars should follow the example of historians and create digital work to reach people colleges and universities have ignored, Will Fenton writes. More...

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28 janvier 2018

Les humanités : élément clé du continuum classes préparatoires – Grandes Ecoles, formation pour la vie

http://orientation.blog.lemonde.fr/files/2011/08/Edhec-Olivier-Rollot-208x300.jpgBlog "Il y a une vie après le bac" d'Olivier Rollot. Si aux Etats-Unis, les formations de management intègrent des éléments en humanités tout leur long, en France, l'enseignement de ces disciplines y est largement dévolu aux classes préparatoires. A l'heure où les écoles repensent leurs maquettes pédagogiques, plus que jamais, les humanités peuvent être un lien fort dans le continuum prépas-grandes écoles. Plus...

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23 janvier 2018

The case for more liberal arts and science degrees

By Simon Marginson. STEM-educated leaders of the tech sector have developed a new form of public space which has not just been contaminated by, it has been captured by a populist politics that radically undermines the values of higher education, jettisons validated and creative knowledge, and deepens the divide between universities and the public interest. More...

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13 janvier 2018

Field of Study (oh the humanities!)

By Alex Usher. So let’s look at the division of undergraduate enrolment for a second.  Figure 1 shows the split between fields of science.  The Big Six are Social Science & Law (20%), Business/Commerce/Administration (19%), Science – here meaning a combination of physical sciences, life sciences, math/computer sciences and agriculture (16%), Humanities (13%), Health (11%) and Engineering (10%).  Together these six fields make up almost 90% of total enrolment. More...

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06 janvier 2018

Judge allows F&M College to build visual arts center

University Business Magazine logoA judge will allow Franklin & Marshall College to break ground on a $29-million visual arts center after the college agreed to reduce construction-related disruptions to neighboring North Museum. More...

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As flow of foreign students wanes, U.S. universities feel the sting

University Business Magazine logoAt Wright State University in Ohio, the French horn and tuba professors are out. So is the accomplished swimming team. More...

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