Month: February 2015

Washington Post Acknowledges Value of Writing and Liberal Arts Education

I came across this excellent article on The Washington Post regarding the value of liberal arts education in a STEM-obsessed educational environment: Here are some highlights: Our culture has drawn an artificial line between art and science, one that did not exist for innovators like Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs. Leonardo’s curiosity and passion…

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A Valentine for My Muse

Dearest Muse, It’s been twenty or so years since we’ve met, fifteen or more since we decided to commit to each other, and what do I bring to you, if not this sorry apology? Again, today, I was grading. Again, today, instead of wooing you with chocolate and champagne, I ran off with Teaching, leaving…

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