31 juillet 2015

Article on Graduate-Student Debt Lacked Context

By George L. Hanbury II. Student-loan debt is of great concern to me as a president, as I am sure it is to all presidents. At Nova Southeastern University we do everything to keep tuition as low as possible and offer the quality education expected of a private selective research university of nearly 26,000 students, 80 percent, or approximately 21,000 of which are graduate and professional students. More...

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Glasgow School of Art fire: students exhibit their work a year after disaster

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Exhibition is culmination of six-month programme that provided studio space and expenses to students whose work was lost or damaged in blaze. More...

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Is general studies a waste of time?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. A student blogger speaks to sixth formers to find out if any of them can see the point of general studies. More...

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Want to know what makes people tick? Study social science

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. To improve the way we live, we have to understand how societies are built. More...

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10 ways social science research has changed our lives

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. As the Economic and Social Research Council celebrates its 50th anniversary, we pick out 10 pivotal moments in the social sciences over the past five decades that have had an impact on society and the way we think. Click on the research to scroll through the timeline. More...

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Canadian poets write letters of love

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Natalie Samson. A collection of love letters from 130 poets past and present offers a slice of literary history. More...

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29 juillet 2015

Do cephalopods have consciousness?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour If we accept that some animals have consciousness, why should we extend that to include squid and octopus?
Mike Lisieski. Mike Lisieski blogs as the Cephalover at the Southern Fried Science Network.
First published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 as Do cephalopods have consciousness?. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. More...

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The body in antiquity

Résultat de recherche d'images pour This free course, The body in antiquity, will introduce you to the concept of the body in Greek and Roman civilisation. In recent years, the body has become a steadily growing field in historical scholarship, and Classical Studies is no exception. It is an aspect of the ancient world that can be explored through a whole host of different types of evidence: art, literature and archaeological artefacts to name but a few. The way that people fulfil their basic bodily needs and engage in their daily activities is embedded in the social world around them. The body is a subject that can reveal fascinating aspects of both Greek and Roman culture – it will help you to better understand the diversity of ancient civilisation.
First published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 as The body in antiquity. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. More...

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28 juillet 2015

Arts and Humanities B.A Holders Pose a Threat to Morocco: Minister

morocco world newsBy . During his speech at the inauguration of the new branch of professional baccalaureate in Rabat, the minister said that many arts and humanities graduates go back home with “no practical knowledge” that will help them find work.  According to the Minister, this problem is mainly caused by “the gap between education and the labor market demands,” leading the students to become unemployed and “a burden on society.” More...

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12 juillet 2015

USA, la fin des Humanités

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. Cutting the liberal arts undermines our cultural traditions, Washington Post, by Kathryn Lynch June 19 ,2015. Kathryn Lynch is an English professor and dean of faculty affairs at Wellesley College. Signalement par Samuel Bliman. Suite...

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