OPINION: The humanities are just as important as STEM

The upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates that the humanities are just as important as STEM fields in building a healthy society, writes Mishaal Ijaz SC ’24.

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Harvey Mudd’s Sprague Gallery features ‘Accounts of Their Times’ student show

Harvey Mudd College’s Sprague Gallery opened the student art exhibit “Accounts of Their Times,” which features a wide variety of photographs from art professor Ken Fandell’s course “Photography.”

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University at Buffalo’s Tracy Gregg on creating a more diverse STEM field

Professor Tracy Gregg, the guest at Pomona College’s 39th Woodford-Eckis Lectureship last week, is paving the way for women in STEM. As the first woman hired in the geology department at the University at Buffalo, she said she has dealt with her fair share of gender discrimination, but ultimately worked

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OPINION: Where is the support for people outside of STEM?

The recent surge in support for people, particularly women, in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, has been a long-awaited and inspiring development to watch unfold. However, in an age of increased value associated with STEM, the corresponding merit attached to studying humanities subjects has dwindled considerably. Growing up in the

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CMC to withdraw from Keck Science Department, create own department

Claremont McKenna College has decided to withdraw from the W.M. Keck Science Department to create its own science department, according to a Pitzer College administrator and multiple professors present at faculty meetings where the decision was announced Wednesday. Scripps College and Pitzer will continue to have a joint science program,

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Increase In Pomona STEM Majors Prompts Concern From Humanities, Social Sciences

Science, technology, engineering, and math degrees have been all the rage at Pomona College the past several years. In 2005, STEM degrees made up less than 30 percent of all majors completed, and the arts and humanities was the most popular division at roughly 30 percent, according to Pomona’s Office

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