An article by Sherman J Clark, from the November 2013 Journal of Legal Education, asks, “How might legal education help one to thrive, to live a full and satisfying and meaningful life?” Read more here (pdf).
Please join us December 6 at 3:00 in the Jones Room for Emory Engaged! As part of our ongoing dialogue about the residential liberal arts research university, the Commission on the Liberal Arts is partnering with the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence to present a panel on several current initiatives within Emory College of
On November 1, the Commission on the Liberal Arts called the first meeting of its Steering Committee to present each of the three sub-committees with a mandate to guide their work. The three sub-committees are: Learning Through Instruction, co-chaired by Kim Loudermilk (Institute for the Liberal Arts) and Maeve Howett (Nursing) Learning Through Innovation, co
Theses on the Liberal Arts 1.1 The liberal arts are complexes of knowledge and practice, traditionally known as disciplines, that are approached in a non-instrumental way: as ends in themselves. They are bodies of knowledge held to be worth acquiring (and advancing) and practices or activities worth doing (for the most part) in and of
From Inside Higher Ed: Former Seagram’s CEO says the liberal arts are the best preparation, even for a business career: ”In my experience, a liberal arts degree is the most important factor in forming individuals into interesting and interested people who can determine their own paths through the future.” Read it here.
Transcription of Fall Forum on the Liberal Arts Sponsored by the Commission on the Liberal Arts With the Office of the Provost September 30, 2013 Emory University Claire Sterk: Good afternoon, everybody. It’s Monday afternoon, and thank you for taking time out of your busy schedules to be here and to learn more about the