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Articles with keyword "Humanities"

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Alice Smith Barkley

For twenty years, North Carolina's Alice Smith Barkley has spearheaded programs ranging from literacy campaigns to oral history training.

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South Carolina’s Randy Akers

Randy Akers: telling South Carolina's story.

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Oklahoma's Anita May

Oklahoma's Anita May reflects on thirty years with the humanities.

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The Root of STEM: The Buzz from the McBee Hive

By Ann Sneesby-Koch

The science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are --and will be--essential in a world that is increasingly dependent on digital technology for our social interactions, economic livelihood, national security, and grumpy cat memes.  But this is not to say that the STEM fields have nothing to benefit from the humanities or that technological invention and innovation precludes the vital place humanities education and research has in a digital landscape.

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Zen and the Art of Cycling

Philosophical journeys in Illlinois.

Maggie Coval

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Maggie Coval of Colorado

Chautauquas, storytelling create "magical format" for the Humanities


Extraordinary Lives

A group who saved Western art from Nazi looting and a California farmer who redefined ancient warfare are included in the latest list of National Humanities Medalists.

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"Informed Patriotism"

NEH celebrates five years of We the People

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Alabama's Bob Stewart

Alabama's Bob Stewart Builds and rebuilds on the humanities.

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Humanities on the Brain

New collaborations between neuroscientists and humanists look to reunite the "two cultures" of the academy.