Why Study Humanities and Arts

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 debate the […] 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 down […] Posted October 5, 2017
Heights Poster Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the Broadway musical, “Hamilton” talks about the importance of the Humanities
Last week, Lin-Manuel Miranda, who created and starred in the Broadway musical, “Hamilton” received the U.S. Capital Historical Society’s Freedom […] Posted September 15, 2017
Open book with lines of code written in it. Why the tech industry needs liberal arts majors
In a New York Times opinion piece, titled “To Write Beter Code, Read Virginia Woolf“, J. Bradford Hipps explains why musicians, artists […] Posted September 15, 2017
The letters S.T.E.A. and M. The A looks like gears and belts. Could studying Art help save your job from robots?
In a short piece titled, “Going to Art School could help save your job from Robots“, ArtNet associate editor Sarah […] Posted September 15, 2017



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