Why Study Humanities and Arts

PSU and PCC Reading Series with Devon Walker -Figueroa, Justin Boening, and Leni Zumas, December 8th, 6pm
Posted December 3, 2023
Elena Villa, Flamenco An Interview with Elena Villa, Flamenco Dancer and PCC English Faculty
HARTS Student Assistant Faith Skowronnek recently had the opportunity to catch up with Elena Villa, PCC English Instructor at Sylvania […] Posted October 5, 2022
What can you do with a degree in the humanities? with multi-colored circles that have names of businesses and professions inside of them. Soft Skills, Salaries, and the Liberal Arts
In this New York Times article, director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, […] Posted September 23, 2019
Rob Steinmetz headshot Living with the Humanities: Dr. Rob Steinmetz
Living with the Humanities is a series inspired by the Proust Questionnaire, which began as a game popularized by the French […] Posted March 31, 2019
medical Humanities and Medicine
An article posted on the Association of American Medical Colleges website points to just how important the arts and humanities […] Posted November 7, 2018
humanities "Impractical" Humanities Courses
In a recent article from The Washington Post tiled, “Please, Students, Take That ‘Impractical’ Humanities Class. We Will All Benefit,” Ronald […] Posted October 3, 2018
Karen Paez Living with the Humanities: Dr. Karen Paez
Exposure to the arts and humanities reveals to us the complex and diverse world around us, hopefully making us more attuned to our socialization and possible transformative powers of looking at things from alternative perspectives. Posted April 3, 2018
Josephine Pino Living with the Humanities: Josephine Pino
There are so many ways that the arts and humanities are critical to our lives as individuals and as a society. I believe they help us make sense of the world around us, often in ways that are hard to define. Posted April 3, 2018
rationally speaking logo with microphone What contributes to college success?
In this classic episode of the Rationally Speaking podcast from the New York City Skeptics, Massimo Pigliucci and Julia Galef […] Posted October 7, 2017
NEH October is National Arts and Humanities Month!
Last October President Obama established National Arts and Humanities Month during the month of October, stating, “In seeking to break […] Posted October 5, 2017