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Why Liberal Arts?

I’ve gone through hell and back(and would do so again) to defend my degree. Yes I’m double majoring in Media and English. No I don’t care if you think I should get a proper teaching degree to teach(how the hell would I learn Media then?). 321 more words

Rants And Raves

A Deepening Contemplation

I have been spending a lot of time lately trying to think with others about how the seven liberal arts, the four sciences, a Christian idea of epistemology, and the modes of knowledge of all work together.   43 more words

Educational Theory

Making Connections

I once heard a wonderful lecture about liberal arts that solidified my belief that the different parts of life can all be interconnected. It’s not just for college classes. 848 more words

Quiet Life

But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the notion of “self.” Self is obviously an important concept both in modern psychology and modern political discussion. In fact, the notion of individual freedom is largely connected to our ideas about self actualization in much of our cultural discourse. 768 more words

Husband and wife juggle schedules, life to earn UIU bachelor’s degrees

For over 20 years, Judy and Terry Weter have worked in the local government sector. While Terry had earned an associate’s degree in 1990, Judy had not cracked a single textbook since graduating from high school in 1979. 194 more words

Liberal Arts


Throughout high school, Ray Chandler was in danger of flunking out. He spent his summers in school trying to make up for the credits he missed during the year. 1,065 more words

Liberal Arts