Tag Archives: higher education

The liberal arts & China

Woods College of Advancing Studies Assistant Dean You Guo Jiang, SJ, is the author of Liberal Arts Education in a Changing Society: A New Perspective on Chinese Higher Education (Brill Academic Publishers, 2014). This work provides a unique focus on the re-emergence … Continue reading

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Why Liberal Education Matters

Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth will present “Why Liberal Education Matters” on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, Room 100. Roth is the author of Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters (Yale University Press, 2014), a stirring plea … Continue reading

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Technology & student engagement

Anya Kamenetz, author of Generation Debt and DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, will be discussing “How Technology can Facilitate Faculty & Student Engagement” on Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in O’Neill Library, Main reading … Continue reading

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Segregation and expectation

Anthropologist Nancy Abelmann will discuss her book, The Intimate University: Korean American Students and the Problem of Segregation, which describes the tensions between the ideals of higher education and the experiences of Korean American undergraduates at the University of Illinois, … Continue reading

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