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Liberal Arts vs. STEM: The Right Degrees, The Wrong Debate

By Sergei Klebnikov
Forbes

Ultimately, the debate between the liberal arts and STEM isn’t as simple as black and white. There is much for schools to accomplish through collaboration, which allows for shared resources, academic programs and innovative ideas. The most important steps forward have been the innovations that schools have made to their curriculums, often through collaboration with other colleges.

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What You Can Do With Your Liberal Arts Degree

By John B. Aldrich
Director, Military Outreach at American Military University

What can I do with my liberal arts degree? This is a frequently asked question by students considering a liberal arts degree. After all, other than your college professor, can you recall meeting anyone who actually worked in medieval history or comparative literature?

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Online Education Is Here to Stay

By Matthew C. Peeling

Online education is here to stay and in a big way.

Many critics speak about the credibility of online education. They speak about how online schools are taking advantage of students. They speak about how online universities are degrading the traditional education system.

But the fact is that private for-profit and non-profit online education systems are a rapidly growing industry. Continue Reading

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The More You Know: Transitioning From Military Life

Kelly Ryan is American Military University’s Midwest Education Coordinator, which means she spends her days working with servicemembers and their families who are making the change from military to civilian life. For some, the transition can be discouraging as they’re faced with new decisions to make and new paths to follow.

As Kelly notes in this informative article for Military Spouse, many of those decisions involve education: where to go to school, what to study, how to sign up, and, of course, how to pay for it. Continue Reading

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Talent-Starved Tech Firms Should Be Training Our Returning Veterans

By Valley Voices, Contributor
Forbes

The unemployment rate for veterans is high. Way too high, especially for those who have served since September 11. The official number hovers around 10 percent, higher than for non-veterans. This means that nearly 250,000 Americans who have served are out of work. It is unacceptable.

What’s worse, it seems likely that this number will only grow as the military cuts back the size of its active-duty force and sequestration cuts further reduce the number of jobs in other branches of government or among government contractors. Continue Reading

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