The academic study of English has long been a stand-in for the “useless” degree. It doesn’t teach you to prepare schematics for the building of buildings, or to configure a server, or to track levels of chemicals in a field of corn. What is does teach you, through the lens of reading, dissecting, and discussing . . .
The process of how food is made provides both an engrossing puzzle, a great opportunity to promote health outcomes, and a big business. Nearly every container in every grocery store comes with a compelling story. From almost completely unprocessed greens from down the street, to highly processed food products that have a shelf life of . . .
The craft of writing is at the heart of a huge range of industries and passions. To name a few: Your favorite stories growing up Your favorite shows and movies Educational and technical materials Marketing copy Speechwriting And while many degrees are meant to help you become a better writer, none spend quite as much . . .
The study of crime and criminals informs and helps to define societies that work and don’t work. By studying “why” crime happens, and what leads individuals to criminal acts, we can begin to isolate and fix root causes behind maladaptive behavior. While there will always be a portion of every society that deviates from social . . .
Dentistry is something no person can go without. Demand for doctors of dental medicine and supporting roles exists in every small town on every inhabited continent. Coursework is challenging and rigorous for those who wish to join the dental profession, and yet dental schooling follows a very different path from education in other medical fields. . . .
Look around yourself. If you're within view of a window, chances are you're looking at something that was built. Not by one person, but an entire team. Many corporations and individuals that came together to construct the location you're in now. Be it a library, a coffee shop, your home, or an airport. Building degrees . . .
A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes - Helmut Jahn We're surrounded by chemicals. They exist naturally all around us, but they're also manufactured and combined in myriad ways to build products and compounds we take for granted and use regularly. The . . .
"What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language." —Miuccia Prada If you care about clothes, you know that style is a form of self-expression. Our clothing and accessories show the world how we see ourselves and how we want to . . .
What image does the word "archaeologist" bring to mind? An aged professor proving over dusty volumes of technical notes? Or Indiana Jones, sweeping through an ancient temple to uncover a lost relic? The truth is, real-life archaeologists are a little of both: intrepid adventurers and technical researchers. They work with shovels and picks, as well . . .