Dean Alain-Philippe Durand and new College of Humanities programs are featured in a new article from the Arizona Daily Wildcat.
Durand outlined the new bachelor's degree in Applied Humanities and explained the importance of the humanities in advanced technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence.
“The skills that we teach in the humanities are important in every discipline and every career,” Durand told the Wildcat. “You cannot study any topic on campus without studying the humanities because in the humanities, we teach skills like critical thinking, communication, adaptability, empathy, collaboration, leadership, intercultural competence, problem solving, all these skills are important regardless of what you study.”
Read the full article here.