Institute for Visual Studies

Reconnecting the Liberal Arts and STEM

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Reconnecting the Liberal Arts and STEM

Elizabeth Brown (Mathematics and Statistics)

Drawing on her experience in mathematics and philosophy, Dr. Brown will challenge the conventional distinction between the Liberal Arts and STEM. She argues that a correct understanding of this division and its limitations can help us to rethink two challenges facing higher education: declining liberal arts enrollment, and a lack of qualified STEM graduates.

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