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SINGELL: Deconstructing the myth of the English major

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:13

In the years since the Great Recession, we’ve heard much about the waning value of a liberal arts degree in today’s increasingly specialized job market. A liberal arts education is a risky choice, we’re often told, compared with safer options in business, IT and other technical fields.

Why liberal arts and the humanities are as important as engineering

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 13:45

Earlier in my academic career, I used to advise students to focus on science and engineering, believing that they were a prerequisite for success in business.

Just Graduated? Answers To Your Toughest Job Search Dilemmas

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 09:31

As a new college graduate, you have your whole career ahead of you! And, while your university career center has likely helped you spruce up your resume and social media, some of the toughest career dilemmas may still be weighing on your mind.

Nearpass, music educator, honored at Wilson Middle School

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 09:13

Music hallway at school named for music educator.

David Nearpass, a longtime music educator at Woodrow Wilson Middle School, was honored recently when the music hallway was named “Nearpass Hall” in his honor.

The Financial Services Business Is Now The Humanities Business

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:08

You are a private wealth advisor at a global financial services company, and your long-time client is turning 70. How do you recognize that occasion? Do you honor her accomplishments or celebrate her plans for the future? For Sherry S.

Over 30% of All American Jobs to Be Lost to Automation by 2030, Says New Study

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:58

Maybe your worries about having a robotic overlord are not warranted in the short term, but losing a job to a robot might be a fact of life that’s just around the corner. A new study predicts that up to a third of all American jobs will be lost to automation within the next 13 years.

M3 Ultimate Solutions Adds to Team

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 07:36

Carmel-based M3 Ultimate Solutions has named Darryl Warren a strategic partner consultant and president/owner of D. Gene Alliance Inc., a business solutions company. This corporation owns the Indiana license of Crestcom International, a global leadership development firm.

Alumnus’ stellar career in public relations started by him taking advantage of every opportunity possible while at State.

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:48

RON CULP, ’70

Veteran public relations executive Ron Culp’s climb to senior roles in government, corporations, agencies and higher education will land him behind the podium as alumni speaker for Indiana State University’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 12 at Hulman Center.

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:48

Meet Ben Wagner: The new voice of the Blue Jays

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 07:37

TORONTO - It's quiet on the suite level at the Rogers Centre. The lights in the hallway leading to the media area aren't even on yet.

Want a Great Employee? Hire a Liberal Arts Major

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 10:59

Feb. 20, 2018 – Randall Stross, Ph.D., is on a mission. He wants more employers — including tech companies — to rethink hiring only college graduates in what he calls the “applied majors,” which include engineering, business, economics, and nursing, among other fields. Dr.

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