Astrophysicist Makes Case for Humanities Education

In a recent NPR commentary, University of Rochester astrophysics professor, Adam Frank, argues that college affords a singular opportunity for personal development that would be squandered if treated as “nothing more than job training.” A more balanced approach understands that the “old barriers between the humanities and technology are falling,” and a complete education will incorporate technical training within a broader liberal arts experience.

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http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2016/02/02/465239105/what-is-the-value-of-an-education-in-the-humanities

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