College Letter 03/2014
Future journalists telling their stories one frame at a time.
Journalism has gone online, and the way we read, view, and understand news has transformed. Even the old “who, what, where, why, when, and how” has a different dynamic. Today, the reader enters the news realm as though ordering from an à la carte menu, choosing among a tweet, blog, slideshow, video, or article. [Read more]
The second in a three-part series on the value of a liberal arts education in the twenty-first century.
“There would be no America if Thomas Jefferson cared more about beans and viticulture than the truth that all men are created equal...” So begins a recent article in Inside Higher Ed in which the authors argue that an education in the arts and humanities is nothing less than patriotic—the only path to safeguard American democracy. [Read more]
A student researcher travels to Spain to understand the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna fishery.
For two months during the summer of 2013, Daniel Zotos waited at docks in New Hampshire and Massachusetts for fishermen to show up with Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. If they did, he was ready with his questionnaire for the National Marine Fisheries. But, during that time, no one came in with Bluefin tuna. [Read more]