• We Need to Rethink the "Weed-Out" Course

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    The presumption that a large percentage of students should flunk an introductory-level science course as a necessary safeguard of "rigor" is outdated gatekeeping. 

  • The Liberal Arts, the People, and the Pandemic

    by Jonathan W. Wilson

    Other than professional experts, the Americans who understand the crisis best—regardless of political ideology—are those who have a well-rounded imagination.

  • Why History is Important Today

    by Luis Martínez-Fernández

    "The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

  • When the Robots Take Our Jobs

    by Greta de Jong

    Majoring in STEM fields might teach students how to build robots, but studying history will teach them what to do when the robots take their jobs.