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National Public Radio's Morning Edition - Lax Education In Humanities, Social Sciences Sparks Outcry

June 20, 2013
In The News

By Cory Turner

A new report argues that humanities and social sciences are as essential to the country's economic and civic future as science and technology. The study by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences was commissioned in 2010 by a bipartisan group of members of Congress. It comes at a time when the value of the liberal arts is being challenged by economic and political forces.