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September 29, 2020

A Framework for Measuring Liberal Arts-Ness

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Elizabeth Redden writes about a new study that finds no relationship between enrollment at college with strong liberal arts offerings and students' mid-career earnings. Redden cites the CEW report "ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges."
August 30, 2020

Why STEM Needs to Focus on Social Justice

In this Washington Monthly article, Daniel Block writes about how STEM academic departments can attract and retain more Black students by introducing themes of social justice into their curriculums. Block quotes CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith about the importance of considering career prospects when choosing a major.
August 24, 2020

Born to the Internet, Grew Up Fast in a Pandemic

Allyson Waller writes for the New York Times about the ways college students are making money amid the pandemic. When traditional college jobs were no longer an option, students turned to the digital economy and invented new ways to pay the bills. Waller cites the CEW report “Balancing Work and Learning.”