October 2018

The Humanities Are in Crisis

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 14:21

Students are abandoning humanities majors, turning to degrees they think yield far better job prospects. But they’re wrong.

The case for humanities in the era of AI, automation, and technology

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:01

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution advances, virtually all job openings will emphasize judgment and decision-making and an ability to manage people and resources.

The Promise of the Experiential Liberal Arts

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:06

Experiential education, an attempt to break down the barrier between classroom learning and everyday life, has long been a staple of professional disciplines. For the liberal arts, the partnership hasn’t come naturally.

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:06

Owners put stamp on decades-old firm

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:01

Though in their 90s, couple still involved with Ward Corp.

Vern and Marion Ward have been side by side in marriage for 70 years, and they've been partners in business for 54 of them.

RJL Solutions Hires Operations Manager

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:47

Vittoria Meyer has been named operations manager at RJL Solutions. She recently graduated from Indiana State University with a major in communication/public relations and a minor in marketing.

Larry J Butkovich has joined Precision Roll Grinders and other hires, promotions and awards

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:48


Butkovich has been named vice president of operations for Precision Roll Grinders in Allentown. He will be responsible for day-to-day operations and long-term strategic planning at all four sites to maximize the company’s growth.

The Power of Academic Friendship

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:39

It is time to combine the best of business education with the well-documented benefits of a liberal arts education, argues Loni Bordoloi Pazich.

Annual festival gets public up close and personal with bats

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 09:56

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Things got a little batty on Saturday!

That's as many got up close and personal with the nightime creatures. 

It's part of the 12th Annual Bat Festival.

101-year-old retired minister in Abilene still writes weekly commentary

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:03

With a family history dating to the Cane Ridge Revival of 1801, it’s no wonder Lloyd Boyll is both a retired Church of Christ minister and a historian.

Public May Not Trust Higher Ed, but Employers Do

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:48

A new survey reveals that not only do business executives value college, they want students with skills associated with the liberal arts.