land grant institution http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW president touts virtues of humanities http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-president-touts-virtues-humanities <p>Land grant institutions, like the University of Wyoming, were designed to provide a practical education. In a <a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2013/10/why-we-value-humanities-and-fine-arts-at-uw.html">recent editorial</a>, UW’s president makes the case that the humanities and fine arts are also part of that practical education.</p><p>Since becoming UW’s president earlier this year, Sternberg says he’s heard lots of conversation about engineering, agriculture, and business, but not so much about the humanities. As a psychologist, much of Sternberg’s work has focused on creativity.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:59:15 +0000 Micah Schweizer 49046 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW president touts virtues of humanities