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The Road to Everywhere


In an op/ed in the Salt Lake Tribune March 4, 2011, Robert Newman makes a persuasive case for study in the liberal arts.  In training students not only for a job, but for a life, Newman concludes that “a multi-dimensional world requires more than a one-dimensional education.”  Read the whole essay here.  We welcome your thoughtful comments on this topic below.

Robert D. Newman is dean of the University of Utah’s College of Humanities, associate vice president for Interdisciplinary Studies and a professor of English.