Tag Archives: collaboration

Career diplomat speaks on jobs in globalized economy

Christian Marnon, WKU Herald, Sep 26, 2013 The effortless convenience of modern technology has drawn the world tighter, but with that diminished cultural distance comes responsibility. Thursday night in Gary A. Ransdell Hall auditorium, career diplomat Michael McClellan discussed self-awareness … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Advising, Careers, Courses, Events, Study Abroad, Talks, Transdisciplinary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

21st century skills lead to greater work quality and success

This is the main finding of a recent study on the subject, which emphasizes real-world problem-solving as the most important factor. This confirms the importance of cultivating global competence and problem- and project-based learning more generally, and validates the approach … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Advising, Advocacy, Careers, Transdisciplinary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Future of the Humanities: Cross-disciplinary, collaborative & engaged

Doesn’t this sound like the future of liberal arts and honors education more generally? This is a collection of recent reflections on the potential and challenges of the humanities. For some context, here is an interesting take on the future … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Advising, Internships, References, Transdisciplinary, What We're Reading | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment