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The Open Mind

Why Liberal Education Matters


Wesleyan University President Michael Roth grapples with the future of American higher education – the subject of his intellectually energizing new book Beyond the University – and argues that liberal arts foster the critical thinking and values essential for America's survival.

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Recipe for Resilience

Rockefeller Foundation's Claudia Juech talks about the meaning of well-being in a global s


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Democracy in Black

Princeton’s Eddie Glaude talks about the deepening racial chasm in America.


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Debating 2016

Co-Chairs of The Commission on Presidential Debates talk about the general election debate


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Moonshot to Cure Cancer

Weill Cornell Medical Dean Laurie Glimcher on scientific discoveries combating cancer.


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