Valued Skills

Compelling Articles

These articles, published by a range of outlets, demonstrate that the humanities foster skills that are highly valued across a wide variety of career fields. Leaders in business, science, medicine, technology, and engineering recognize the important contributions of the humanities to their particular fields. Collectively, these articles demonstrate that the humanities help students develop skills that are in demand among an array of employers.


Compelling Articles

Why an Age of Machine Learning Needs the Humanities

Public Books | Ted Underwood

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Thanks, Robots! Now These Four Non-Tech Job Skills Are In Demand

Fast Company | Christian Madsbjerg

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The Unexpected Schools Championing the Liberal Arts

The Atlantic | Jon Marcus

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What Good is a Liberal Arts Degree?

MarketWatch | Brianna McGurran

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Humanities and Business Go Hand in Hand

The Boston Globe | Tracy Carlson

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How the Humanities Can Train Entrepreneurs

The Atlantic | Jon Marcus

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Liberal Arts Under Pressure

Inside Higher Ed | Roger W. Ferguson Jr. 

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STEM Education Is Vital - But Not at the Expense of the Humanities

Scientific American | The Editors 

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Training Good Doctors Starts with the Liberal Arts

The New Republic | Lisa V. Adams, Leslie Henderson, and Glenda Shoop 

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This doctor thinks medical schools should recruit more like Google and other tech companies

CNBC | Christina Farr

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A Top Medical School Revamps Requirements to Lure English Majors

NPR | Julie Rovner

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To Be a Good Doctor, Study the Humanities

Pacific Standard | Angira Patel

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Can Tech and the Humanities Exist Side by Side? Can They Afford Not to?

The Washington Post | Jeffrey Selingo

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Building a Bridge Between Engineering and the Humanities

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Julio M. Ottino and Gary Saul Morson

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