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Japanese Universities to Axe Liberal Arts Programs

In an effort to make college grads more employable, Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, is requiring public universities to rework their programs. “Rework,” in this case, seems to primarily mean cutting liberal arts offerings. 371 more words

Education

MITSURU OBE: Japan Rethinks Higher Education in Skills Push

Wall Street Journal — Liberal arts will be cut back in favor of business programs that emphasize research or vocational training

TOKYO—Japan is retooling its public universities, sacrificing liberal-arts programs in collaboration with a business community eager for better-skilled graduates. 53 more words

Government

Solitude: the Path to Liberation

Since I began my major in International Affairs I have thought a lot about solitude. It is something that highly stigmatized in our home and in the society that I was raised in. 1,166 more words

Individualsim

Candice Hughes '86: Women are making progress in STEM but we're not there yet

I am a PhD level scientist who studied biology at a women’s college, Mount Holyoke. Not content with just attending a women’s college, as an undergraduate I set out specifically to compare educations at a co-ed and a women’s college. 357 more words

$10 Mil For MHC

//Escapism//

Escapism

-the tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy.

My life has become a little dull as of late. 747 more words

Film

Major Decisions: Why I Decided to Leave the Field of Education

Hello lovelies,

I apologize for not posting recently. As you can probably tell by the title of this blog post, my life has been a little crazy. 934 more words