I read the Sunday Boston Globe (April 1, 2018) today and there was a front-page article regarding the declining enrollment of many Boston area colleges. Without going into the specifics of the article, it centered around the declining enrollment of these colleges, one had lost 90% of its students over the past decade. 578 more words
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A fascinating article which explains the author's view about why classes in the humanities are helpful for students of the sciences.
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Monday was the first day of Dartmouth’s Spring term. So, as I often do at this time, I started teaching my course for non-science majors called “Understanding the Universe: From Atoms to the Big Bang.”
Read this from a NYTs op-ed 2-11-18
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I’m not dismissing my responsibility for this. But along with many other 17- and 18-year-olds, when I went to college, I didn’t know anything about student loans, interest rates or rude private debt companies that hound the living hell out of you.
It’s reassuring to know that students are making good choices when it comes to choosing a college major. I must confess that I was surprised. In today’s world of rapidly changing EVERYTHING, the job market has hung some college majors out to dry. 741 more words