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Arts

Team of young computer programmers and graphic designers cooperating in the office, creating new video game.
Nov 29, 2022
The U.S. government offers international graduates of STEM programs extended work visas. Now that some unconventional degrees qualify, some argue that the educational visa system is broken.

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April 11, 2012
Love him or loathe him, Thomas Kinkade was the most widely known American artist of the last 20 years. Scott McLemee surveys his landscape.
January 17, 2012
A new book watches students push boundaries and develop artistic visions.
January 13, 2012
Student exhibits often lead to controversy in college classrooms and galleries, but Daniel Grant explores ways that expression and propriety can coexist.
July 26, 2011
In his famous book on capitalism, Max Weber warned that our modern world would increasingly be driven by endless attempts at measurement, accountability, efficiency, and control. These efforts would trap us, he cautioned, in an "iron cage" of rationality that precluded other ways of assessing value and setting policy – like intuition, tradition, imagination, values and personal meaning.
July 7, 2011
Bard College pairs with Longy School of Music. Leaders see more partnerships between independent art institutions and large universities on the horizon.
July 1, 2011
University settles lawsuit and state inquiry by pledging to enhance a noted collection, not to sell it.
May 3, 2011
First major survey of arts grads finds that, despite low pay, respondents report high levels of employment and fulfillment.
April 15, 2011
Pomona expands uses of its gallery space, and students flock there.
March 15, 2011
Higher ed administrators compose and perform songs about their work.
March 4, 2011
Pratt Institute rejects allegations that it tried to marginalize liberal-bashing student art.

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