Washington Watch: The Importance Of Arts Education
Across the country, more and more schools faced with budget cuts and an increased focus on educational outcomes have pushed arts education to the background — in fact, off the agenda. Far too many schools don’t have arts programs at all.
Debbie Allen, Jackée, Dondre Whitfield and Brian White joined Roland Martin on Washington Watch to discuss why these programs are so important.
Joseph Epstein and Andrew Ferguson discuss the state of liberal arts education on Uncommon Knowledge
This week on Uncommon Knowledge, authors Joseph Epstein and Andrew Ferguson discuss where liberal arts came from and what has happened to them. Liberal arts, they say, emerged from an ancient stream of thought, learning, and belief about what is important in life, yet liberal arts degrees are not held in high regard today.
Dean’s Corner: The Value of a Liberal Arts Education
Virginia Sapiro, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Boston University discusses the value of a liberal arts education and how it helps prepare students for future careers.
The Value of a Liberal Arts Education Today
Moderated by Carolyn Lougee. Panelists: Paul Michel ’63, Dr. Wood Lockhart ’63 and Garret Kirk, Jr. ’63
Susan Lim: Transplant cells, not organs
http://www.ted.com Pioneering surgeon Susan Lim performed the first liver transplant in Asia. But a moral concern with transplants (where do donor livers come from …) led her to look further, and to ask: Could we be transplanting cells, not whole organs? At the INK Conference, she talks through her new research, discovering healing cells in some surprising places.
Arts Summit: “Arts Education” (Howard Gardner)
The Kennedy Center, in association with the Aspen Institute, presents the 2015 Aspen Institute/Kennedy Center Arts Summit. Drawing on the Kennedy Center’s national artistic prominence and the Aspen Institute’s thought leadership, this Summit identifies how the arts should move forward in addressing the issues that we face in our society today.
Replace the Connect tab with Playlists in Music on iOS 8.4
With just a few taps, you can gain access to your Apple Music playlists from anywhere within the Music app.
Benefits of Participating in Performing Arts Education
The Audacity Performing Arts Project founder, Louis Stone-Collonge, talks about 3 benefits of participating in performing arts education.
How I solved a nagging laptop problem for just
A happy discovery at a certain furniture store gave my workstation a much-needed ergonomic fix.
Swappa Price helps you determine how much a device is worth
A new app from Swappa, a website for buying and selling used smartphones, wants to take the pain out of determining the value of your old smartphones.