LIBERAL ARTS IN THE CORE OF THE COLLEGE CURRICULUM
04/05/2017
This piece was co-authored with Norah P. Shultz, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Achievement at SDSU. More than fifty years ago, physicist-turned-novelist C.P. Snow talked about the “two cultures” of physicists and writers and the “hostility and dislike” that divided the world’s...
Nurturing A World Community: The Power of the Arts
03/29/2017
John M. Eger Zahn Professor of Creativity and Innovation is also the Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy, and Director of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU). Next month, The Ilan-Lael Foundation , an “arts education foundation celebrating...
STEM Education Is Vital–but Not at the Expense of the Humanities
03/25/2017
Politicians trying to dump humanities education will hobble our economy Kentucky governor Matt Bevin wants students majoring in electrical engineering to receive state subsidies for their education but doesn’t want to support those who study subjects such as French literature. Bevin is not alone in...
Supports the Arts
03/20/2017
Arts-Concerned Californians Are Speaking Up!
03/16/2017
    Today, the Trump Administration announced its proposed budget for FY2018.  As feared, it has taken the unprecedented action of calling for the entire elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), as well as the...
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