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how to highlight colleges’ existential dilemma
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how to highlight colleges’ existential dilemma

Humanities scholars are still on a campaign to discourage the rise in STEM and vocational majors.

why yes, doctors do need science classes
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why yes, doctors do need science classes

Not making future doctors take enough science classes or pass stringent exams to appeal to humanities majors is a recipe for disaster.

is it time to rethink what we mean by higher ed?
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is it time to rethink what we mean by higher ed?

College education seems due for an overhaul and the first step may be admitting that not everyone needs it.

an example of really, really bad college advice
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an example of really, really bad college advice

As more Americans are rethinking the value of a college education, some humanities scholars are advocating not just more college, but the least employable majors possible.

improving education; you’re doing it wrong
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improving education; you’re doing it wrong

A small group of people claim there's a literacy crisis in America so they can lobby to make English spelling more phonetic.

the state of texas vs. science and education
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the state of texas vs. science and education

Texas congressman sabotages funding for science and education in a move so low, it should literally nauseate you.

when the real world just isn’t enough…
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when the real world just isn’t enough…

According to the Huffington Post, teaching kids science is the same as brainwashing and should be considered a form of abuse.

playing devil’s advocate for creationists
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playing devil’s advocate for creationists

According to the Center For Inquiry, science teachers can't tell students the Earth is not 6,000 years old and life as we know it evolved through natural selection and mutations.

uncle sam wants you… to be a supernerd
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uncle sam wants you… to be a supernerd

The military is running out of nerds and worries it doesn't have enough to develop and control its future high tech weapons. But the government isn't about to incentivize STEM students with anything other than PR...

the skeptics’ anthem, now in hip hop
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the skeptics’ anthem, now in hip hop

Baba Brinkman comes up with a proper diss track for cranks, quacks, and snake oil salesmen.

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