Refreshing simplicity in this sentence from Olivia Karns at The Gustavian Weekly on the merits of a humanities degree:
The humanities are among the most important parts of the liberal arts education because they nudge one in the direction of simply living well.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.