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Mission Core I: Culture & the Common Good

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The library's Films on Demand collection includes a Sociology page dedicated to Social Environment & Change. Click HERE to explore the list or use the search box to look for specific topics.

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TED Talks | A Call to Reinvent Liberal Arts Education

More Ted Talks on the intersections of education and the common good and related topics are being made all the time. Learn more:

TED: Ideas worth spreading

Bennington president Liz Coleman delivers a call-to-arms for radical reform in higher education. Bucking the trend to push students toward increasingly narrow areas of study, she proposes a truly cross-disciplinary education — one that dynamically combines all areas of study to address the great problems of our day.

In the News

A Facebook post by local television reporter Elliott Davis inspires this story on the fate of the Pruitt Igoe Project. 

TED Talks: Social Change

Diversity advocate Vernā Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups. She makes a plea to all people: Acknowledge your biases. Then move toward, not away from, the groups that make you uncomfortable. In a funny, impassioned, important talk, she shows us how.

TED: Ideas worth spreading

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