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What employers really want

What employers really want from students is not what too many in higher education still think that they want. As a result of this misperception, students are not as well prepared as they could be. Honors education strives to provide … Continue reading

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The secret to learning anything: Joy & flow

Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, June 14, 2013 Einstein’s experience and advice is very similar to what US-Hungarian psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, has coined as ‘flow‘ – a person’s joyfully full immersion in and full absorption by the process of an activity. … Continue reading

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Employers Want Broadly Educated New Hires, Survey Finds

This combination of ‘field-specific knowledge and skills and a broad range of skills and knowledge’ is exactly what the Honors College is striving for. Beckie Supiano, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Apr 10, 2013 Students worried about landing a job … Continue reading

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