Education’s End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life by Anthony T. Kronman (New Haven: Yale U. Press, 2007). My rating: 4 of 5 stars. Anthony Kronman had me by the time I got to the subtitle. I wanted to know, “why, indeed, have our colleges and universities given up on the […]
The Humanities and Public Life edited by Peter Brooks with Hilary Jewett (Bronx: Fordham University Press, 2014). My rating: 3 of 5 stars. There is no question but that the humanities are under fire. Budgets are being cut, sometimes whole departments. How then to justify the humanities within the university, without accepting “instrumentalization”, a term thrown around much […]
Please join us today for the “The End of the University?’ Symposium with Santa Ono, President of the U. of Cincinnati. Time: 9:30am – 12 pm EST. Below are the links to use (and share with friends/colleagues): Go to: Event Page https://plus.google.com/events/cu4nmt7n49l6un35u0buscppeco Click on: You Tube link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpAenlTHC4E PS. Don’t forget to cast your vote in […]
Education of the Heart and Mind. Santa Ono at TEDxEmory (20 min, 30 sec) In this TEDxTalk, Santa Ono, Ph.D., provides a glimpse of his perspective on Education of the Heart and Mind. On Saturday, March 1, the Canadian-American biologist who now serves as the 28th President of the University of Cincinnati (UC)  and the Honorary Consul for […]
Saturday March 1, 2014. The End of the University? The Ohio Valley Faculty Symposium with Dr. Santa Ono, president of the U. of Cincinnati. Two talks live via videoconference on 8 sites in 4 states. Note: In his second talk, Dr. Santa Ono explores the challenges and opportunities for followers of Jesus Christ.