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Honors education as transdisciplinary & transformative global education cultivating global competence

Given the significant variance in definitions of and approaches to honors education – which largely seems to be a function of the great diversity of institutions in which it is embedded – this is an attempt to conceptualize honors education … Continue reading

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‘We are the custodians of life’s meaning’

Carl Sagan on the Meaning of Life, Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, July 8, 2013 These are some profound reflections by Sagan on our place and role in the universe which powerfully speak to the ideal of global education as an … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter: Why we need the humanities & social sciences more than ever

Maria Popova argues that the humanities help us become more human, and highlights actor John Lithgow’s quote from the above short film, among others: Without the humanities, life doesn’t have life – that’s the heart of the matter. Here is … Continue reading

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