Is There a Tension Between the Liberal Arts and Career Readiness?

By Madeleine Murphy The Liberal Arts are often criticized for failing to prepare students for the “real” world. Denison President Adam Weinberg has been fighting back against that sentiment through recent articles and investments on Denison’s campus. In a recent article Weinberg said this plainly when he wrote: “Companies need a workforce that is adaptable,…

Ride or Die with the Liberal Arts

By Mayank Dev Kumar There are so many reasons to come to Denison – the caring professors, the close-knit community, the cosy campus, the list goes on. Inarguably, one of the things that makes Denison an exceptional institution of higher learning is our first-rate liberal arts curriculum, central to our mission. Over their four years…

The Wheel for the Well-Rounded Denisonian

By Paul A. Djupe “Our purpose is to inspire and educate our students to become autonomous thinkers, discerning moral agents, and active citizens of a democratic society.” Some of the most famous words at Denison University, the mission statement steers the ship, giving us a set of lofty goals to work toward. We all believe…