English

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.

‘Shakespeare Saved My Life’

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 11:51

DUBOIS — English students at Northeast Dubois High School got a crash course Monday on one way to apply Shakespeare to modern life.

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 11:51

Professor of the Week: Patrick Barcus

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 09:26

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The Shelbyville News has added Lucy Gay to its Editorial staff as a summer intern.

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:51

The Shelbyville News has added Lucy Gay to its Editorial staff as a summer intern.

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:51

Muyumba, Perrin receive President’s Medal

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:53

Indiana State University honored eight educators during its annual Faculty Recognition Banquet Thursday evening.

STEM may be the future—but liberal arts are timeless

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:19

Recently I was part of a dinner conversation attended by a range of leaders in the tech world, from people running incubators and accelerators to ad agencies and design studios. The guest list included representatives from Facebook, Grand Central Tech, BetaWorks, IDEO, and Ipsos.

30 People With 'Soft' College Majors Who Became Extremely Successful

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:55

Carolyn Cutrone and Max Nisen
Dec. 18, 2012, 2:55 PM

Recently, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen said that he believed in the value of college, but mostly for math-based majors like engineering, rather than "softer stuff," like English.

10 CEOs Who Prove Your Liberal Arts Degree Isn't Worthless

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:02

By JACK LINSHI 
July 23, 2015

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:05