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Viewpoint: Ethics, humanities needed more than ever in business education

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:02

By Debra Salvucci | Peter Ubertaccio – Dean, Leo J. Meehan School of Business | Dean, Thomas and Donna May School of Arts & Sciences

Careers in aging: how job-seekers search for and how employers advertise positions in aging-related markets

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 13:16

[The following is the abstract of an article co-authored by CAS faculty and Multidisciplinary Studies Chair Tina Kruger. Please see the link below for the full article] 

The liberal arts degree is alive and well — and critically important to the future of tech

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 15:54

The thing that turns a liberal arts education into a meaningful job

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 13:24

Clayton Spencer, the president of Bates College, a small liberal arts college in Maine, is unapologetic that careers do not arrive as neatly packaged gifts for students.

Why 'worthless' humanities degrees may set you up for life

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 14:27

At university, when I told people I was studying for a history degree, the response was almost always the same: “You want to be a teacher?”. No, a journalist. “Oh. But you’re not majoring in communications?”

Goldman Sachs CEO reveals the valuable job skill he's finding 'less and less'

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 13:19

Goldman Sachs (GS) CEO David Solomon said the one skillset that's becoming harder to find is the ability to write.

Lemonade stands and liberal arts: What goes into entrepreneurs?

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 14:00

Are kids who operate lemonade stands and other businesses more likely to grow up to become entrepreneurs? Fast forward and ponder another question: Is earning a humanities or liberal arts degree in college tantamount to professional suicide?

What Can the Humanities Teach Big Data?

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:02

Like many Americans, I have a love-hate relationship with technology: I inwardly cringe when my preschooler clamors for screen-time with our iPad instead of storytime with a book. Our municipalities, our government, our insurers, and even the vendors of books are awash with technology as well. At

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:02

Can Business Drive Meaning And Meaningfulness In The Workplace?

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:32

Last week, the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) was once again held in Davos, Switzerland.

As Tech Companies Hire More Liberal Arts Majors, More Students Are Choosing STEM Degrees

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:17

The number of students choosing liberal arts majors is dipping. At the same time, more STEM employers are hiring workers with humanities backgrounds, according to a new report by researchers at Strada Education Network and Emsi, a labor market analytics firm.

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