A wide-ranging education still opens doors

Sept. 29, 2021

Don’t think so? Think again.


‘Uninhibited, robust and wide-open debate’ helps you and us

Dec. 17, 2019

Next time you start to turn away from an opinion you find hard to hear, pause and listen; take a deep breath and test your critical-thinking skills


From ‘major identity crisis’ to career fulfillment

Aug. 17, 2019

“I began feeling pressure about what I wanted to do when I graduated, and I started to question if my psych degree would get me there,” says alum who stayed the course and succeeded.

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Rejecting the stereotypical false choice in college

May 8, 2019

From the dean: Either/or choices are simple—too simple: Bach or rock? Beaches or mountains? Art or science? Job training or broad education? These are false choices.


The case for carpe diem

April 16, 2019

When choosing a course of study or changing a career, these are good reasons to be intrepid.

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Alumni panelists to answer 'What can I do with this degree?'

Feb. 7, 2019

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, University of Colorado Boulder alumni of philosophy, history, English, German studies and film will answer questions about their careers after earning their bachelor’s degrees.


There is a bright future for history majors (and other liberal-arts alums)

Jan. 31, 2019

From the dean: Conventional wisdom about the liberal arts is wrong, but it has changed the face of higher education and will change the complexion of the workforce.

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Don’t let a myth steer your college career

Jan. 30, 2019

Conventional "wisdom" aside, there is a future for those who major in history, writes Interim Dean James W.C. White.


As she blazes trails, Rhodes Scholar leads and inspires

Dec. 4, 2018

Serene Singh aspires to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and she has a resume, mind and heart that could drive her there.


The 'liberal arts': what that really means

Oct. 1, 2018

From the interim dean: Cicero called these disciplines artes liberales, the liberal arts. The term is widely wielded and occasionally misunderstood.