“New Report Documents That Liberal Arts Disciplines Prepare Graduates for Long-Term Professional Success: Analysis of Census Data Tracks Long-Term Earnings and Employment Rates of Liberal Arts Graduates; Counters Stereotypes about Value of Liberal Education” Liberal Arts Majors and Professional Success via the Association of American Colleges & Universities
Dr. Eric Roark Visits YSU
On Thursday, November 19, Dr. Eric Roark of Millikan University spent the day talking with classes about his new book Removing the Commons: A Lockean Left-Libertarianism to the Just Use and Appropriation of Natural Resources. He also gave a talk on the subject of left-libertarianism that evening to the YSU Philosophy and Religious Studies Club…
William Deresiewicz’ Excellent Sheep Fall 2014
An excellent talk from the author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Eliter & The Way to a Meaningful Life. The book is based on an article that appeared in the American Scholar in 2008. The article and book is a wake-up call for all those that have embraced a neo-liberal view of…
Faith and Family | Harvard Divinity School
Our own Cary Dabney has been featured in an article on the Harvard Divinity School webpage: Faith and Family | Harvard Divinity School
Violence and the Categorizing of Religion
[From the Religious Freedom Project: Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs at Georgetown University.] Violence and the Categorizing of Religion
Watch Online: Dr. Charles Long
Dr Charles Long from YSU Phil and Rel Studies on Vimeo.
Shipka Speakers Series Presents: Dr. Charles Long
The Shipka Speakers Series of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will present Professor Charles Long in a lecture entitled American Dilemma: Religion, Race and Democracy” on Tuesday, October 7th, 12:30 p.m., in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. Dr. Long is a former president of the American Academy of…
Former Graduate Inducted Into the Peace Corp.
On August 13th, Terry Walters was sworn in as an official Peace Corps Volunteer. The woman, Natalia Matcina in the picture with him is the director of the school he will be working at. The other is the US Ambassador of Moldova, William H. Moser. The woman to his right sitting alone is the Country…
Ivy League Schools Are Overrated. Send Your Kids Elsewhere. | New Republic
Incredibly interesting and thought-provoking article on an Ivy League education: “The first thing that college is for is to teach you to think. That doesn’t simply mean developing the mental skills particular to individual disciplines. College is an opportunity to stand outside the world for a few years, between the orthodoxy of your family and…
Dr. Jerryson in Kandy, Sri Lanka
Dr. Jerryson recently presented at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies “25 Years in Retrospect: Buddhism, Ethnic Conflicts and Religious Harmony in South and Southeast Asia,” in Kandy, Sri Lanka.