Posts tagged with “Humanities” (All posts)
“The agencies get access to bright people they might not otherwise meet, and we get Omaha on people’s radar. It’s a wonderful community.”
Fewer students are choosing to major in the humanities, and funding sources are drying up fast—two critical reasons that Carleton faculty members are joining their colleagues nationwide to educate students, employers, and legislators on why these disciplines are more worthwhile now than ever before.
Research assistant Mari Ortiz ’13 paired up with Carleton American studies professor Adriana Estill on a project that examines perceptions of Latina beauty and cultural identity.
A faculty-student research team traveled to Rome over the summer without ever leaving campus. Using a 3-D modeling program, Professor Kathryn Steed and classical languages major Caitlin Staab ’12 created a virtual Roman Forum to aid students’ understanding of this historical setting.