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Why Science Needs Philosophy

by Chris Berger The industry of bringing science to the people is thriving. “Edutainment,” as we sometimes call it, plays an important role in the education of children and adults. After all, this is an age in which scientific advancement moves at a pace impossible for an average lay person to keep up with independently. To complicate things, misinformation and pseudoscience are rampant, and now … Continue reading Why Science Needs Philosophy

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Digging for Insight: On Paleontology and Lifelong Learning

by Chris Berger Three things never fail to snag a kid’s attention: the huge, the weird, and the mysterious. It’s no wonder then that dinosaurs have occupied a special place in children’s imaginations for as long as they’ve been known to science.  And it’s equally obvious why dinosaurs so often serve as budding young minds’ gateway into the life of discovery.   One of my … Continue reading Digging for Insight: On Paleontology and Lifelong Learning

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Putting the “Uni-” into University: Thoughts on the Bachelor of Arts Draft Proposal | By Christopher Berger

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) has been, along with the Bachelor of Science, a sine qua non of higher education for as long as there have been universities.  I believe it would not be an exaggeration to say that a university lacking a BA program cannot be properly called a university.  A university’s strength is tied directly to the strength of its BA program.  The renewal process currently underway … Continue reading Putting the “Uni-” into University: Thoughts on the Bachelor of Arts Draft Proposal | By Christopher Berger

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Learning How to Learn | By Jenny Lou

I Swear I’m Not An Idiot, But It’s Taken Me Fifteen Years to Learn How to Learn Today, I woke up with the disconcerting realization that I am entering my third year of my undergraduate science degree.  It has taken me fifteen years- starting from kindergarten to second year university- to grasp that I’m only now understanding how to learn. When my grade ten English … Continue reading Learning How to Learn | By Jenny Lou

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Why I Love Political Science But Sold My Soul To Business School | By Nisha Patel

I would not consider myself a typical business student. I am too neurotic to network without feeling queasy, too gregarious to know when to shut up, and overall too weird to land that cushy C-suite job. I don’t mean to say that successfully networking and being charming are wrong—they just aren’t in my particular skill set. I mean, I dedicated too much of my high … Continue reading Why I Love Political Science But Sold My Soul To Business School | By Nisha Patel