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Standing Up to Fear: COP21 in Paris

Diane Husic | Posted 11.30.2016 | Education
Diane Husic

Our students weren't stoic nor are they numb to the frightening problems in the world. But they do still believe it is possible to make a difference, and that belief, along with their solid liberal education, will indeed set them on the course to be transformative leaders of the future.

Using the Power of the Liberal Arts to Address the Problems of Our Time

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.19.2015 | Education
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Although politicians often disparage the liberal arts out of ignorance, I'm very much heartened to see that many high school students understand the value, both for individuals and for society, that the liberal arts provide.

Faculty Alert: Why Are Employers Giving Low Marks to College & University Grads?

Eugene Fram | Posted 03.24.2015 | College
Eugene Fram

What can educational institutions do to improve the low marks given their graduates by their employers?

A Student's Perspective on the Liberal Arts

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.30.2014 | College
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

In June, under the leadership of Representative Larry Seaquist, the Washington State House Committee on Higher Education held a work session to discus...

Value of Liberal Arts Education Worth the Private and Public Investment

Dr. Jamie Williamson | Posted 04.12.2014 | College
Dr. Jamie Williamson

"Ability to defend the value of a college education grounded in the liberal arts" should be part of a university president's job description. In the ...

The Liberal Arts Are Alive and Well in Washington State

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Working with educators across the state of Washington, I've helped to create an organization that many might consider an anachronism, a relic from a f...

Revealed: What Employers Want From College Grads

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

Wanted: college graduates with broad knowledge in the liberal arts, expert knowledge in their specific field and an electronic portfolio handy. Co...