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Adam Weinberg

An Open Letter To New Liberal Arts College Students: What You Should Know On Day #1

Adam Weinberg | Posted 08.25.2016 | College
Adam Weinberg

Dear Class of 2020: On your first day of college, there is almost too much to think about. Your room. Your roommate. Your family back home. Your c...

Data Analytics and the Liberal Arts

Adam Weinberg | Posted 04.20.2016 | College
Adam Weinberg

The world is awash in data, creating new opportunities in fields such as product development, marketing, and public health, as well as scientific rese...

Sarah Jessica Parker's Ruse at the Guild Hall Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.09.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Sarah Jessica Parker is a terrific actress. That's what artist Eric Fishl, in his role as Guild Hall's President of the Arts and gala host, said on Tuesday night at the Rainbow Room where the Sex & the City star was being feted for a Lifetime Achievement Award in the Performing Arts.

Five tips for choosing a college: How to survive the college admissions process by understanding what matters in college--and who succeeds in the job market

Adam Weinberg | Posted 03.03.2016 | College
Adam Weinberg

What is the best way to choose a college? And what do we know about the connection between what matters in college and who succeeds in the job market?...

Beyond Business: Global Commerce and the Liberal Arts

Adam Weinberg | Posted 02.08.2016 | College
Adam Weinberg

When I became president of Denison University three years ago, many people told me that we needed a business degree. As a sociologist, my response was to ask, "Why?"

Being a Globally Oriented College

Adam Weinberg | Posted 12.09.2015 | College
Adam Weinberg

What does it mean to be a globally oriented college? Are some international experiences better than others? Are colleges doing enough to integrate international students on their own campuses?

Best of Both Worlds: The Advantages of a Suburban College

Adam Weinberg | Posted 11.18.2015 | College
Adam Weinberg

Location matters. For many liberal arts colleges located in rural communities, this can be a significant challenge. For those of us located in a thriving metropolitan region, the question is, "What can we do to make sure our location is enhancing our students' experience?"

Ready, Set, Go Build a Life: Preparing Students for the World of Work

Adam Weinberg | Posted 10.15.2015 | College
Adam Weinberg

"What are you doing after graduation?" This is the time of year when college seniors tense up. What would it take to get to the point where they were prepared and excited for the question? How can colleges better help their students to imagine the kinds of lives they want to lead?

Thriving in College: The Power of Relationships

Adam Weinberg | Posted 09.21.2015 | College
Adam Weinberg

In another endless season of rankings and scorecards, I continue to marvel at how often we measure everything except the things that seem to matter most for student learning. Too often, debates about education focus on the components: courses, books, majors, co-curricular activities, and strategic plans. But it would be a mistake to reduce colleges to these parts.

Remembering Tom Slaughter

Jim Kempner | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Jim Kempner

Tom Slaughter passed away on October 25th. He was a gifted artist, whose work was immediate, fun, simple, and unmistakably his own. Tom lived his life "in the brilliant light of imagined skies, where the time is always high noon or midnight."

Opening Day Art Basel Miami Beach: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

There's a lot of art, which isn't to say it is all good, and there are a lot of art dealers trying to sell their wares. Here are some tips for navigating the fair.

The Art Show

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.09.2012 | Arts
Bruce Helander

It's no surprise that this week-long event (through March 11) is a must-see exhibition on a grand and elegant scale, where many of the art dealers are as respected and well-known as the artists they represent.

Elijah's Song

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 10.31.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

One might imagine that a song written by a dying boy would be sad and full of regret -- but the song is inspiring, courageous and shows his profound belief in God.