Tech Talk Tuesday

We're trying something new here at CSB|SJU: Tech Talk Tuesday.  These will be short (1 hour) sessions to highlight and spread the word about new technologies and their uses across our campuses. Join us in the Creative Lab at 4:15 on September 8 to hear about how we built this website and how I'm using it in my teaching, scholarship, and service. … [Read more...]

What can I do with an Economics major?

First-year students (especially those in my introduction to economics classes) often ask this question.  I have a set of stories I tell and statistics I give them, but now I have something else: videos! Our department's video: A new video from the American Economic Association: A career in Economics...it's much more than you think from American Economic Association on Vimeo. If … [Read more...]

What’s the value of the liberal arts?

Yesterday in Iowa, Senator Marco Rubio joined the discussion about the value of the liberal arts. According to Inside Higher Education, Rubio made the same point in the past: "'So you can decide if it's worth borrowing $50,000 to major in Greek philosophy,' The Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier reported Rubio as saying. 'Because after all, the market for Greek philosophers has been very tight for … [Read more...]