Tag: Undergraduate Major

REL Grad Hosts Career Workshop

Last week, Khara Cole, who graduated from UA with a degree in Public Relations and Religious Studies in 2013, lead current students in a career workshop. The casual meeting launched last year as an RSSA initiative and continued this year (organized by Prof. Vaia Touna). The presentation covered everything from resume structure to LinkedIn formatting, and even nonverbal communication during interviews. […]

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Where Are They Now?

Now there’s a rag-tag group of undergraduate liberal arts majors, if ever I saw one. Samuel Alito, B.A. in Public & International Affairs (Princeton University 1972) Stephen Breyer, B.A. in Philosophy (Stanford University, 1959) Ruth Bader Ginzburg, B.A. in Government (Cornell University, 1954) Elena Kagan, B.A. in History (Princeton University, 1981) Anthony Kennedy, B.A. in Political Science (Stanford University, 1958) John Roberts, A.B. in History (Harvard College, 1976) Antonin Scalia, B.A. in History (Georgetown University, 1957) Sonia Sotomayor, B.A. in […]

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What’s of Value to You?

Did you see this article in the New York Times‘ “Common Sense” column? A lot of people now seem to be measuring the worth of their investment in higher education in terms of the possibility of future earnings — their “return on investment.” But what would happen if the return that concerned you was something else that’s empirically measurable and that’s likely pretty relevant to people too, something like, say, life expectancy? After all, earning potential is a speculative generalization […]

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