Today’s infographic looks at the value of a liberal arts degree and the job opportunities liberal arts students can look into. One of the greatest advantages to an arts degree is the focus on creative writing.
Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous - The Washington Post "It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough — that it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our hearts sing.”
A liberal arts education is a type of teaching that has boomed in the United States. Many colleges have edited their curriculum to fit this type of study. It is a type of teaching that educates students in many different fields of study, not just the one they want to concentrate in. A liberal arts education hopes to give students the tools to think critically and constantly innovate new ideas. Personally, I think that attending a liberal arts college has given me the tools to be successful.
Bennington president Liz Coleman delivers a call-to-arms for radical reform in higher education. Bucking the trend to push students toward increasingly narrow areas of study, she proposes a truly cross-disciplinary education -- one that dynamically combines all areas of study to address the great problems of our day.
A BenU specific cover of the Black Eyed Peas' hit "Imma Be". Benedictine University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students from diverse ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds. As an academic community committed to liberal arts and professional education distinguished and guided by our Roman Catholic tradition and Benedictine heritage, we prepare our students for a lifetime as active, informed and responsible citizens and leaders in the world community.