• Artists don’t typically start with a hypothesis, or structure their practice to prove that hypothesis. But I think that artistic practice can itself be a form of research and knowledge production. In art, the outcomes may be more open-ended, but they’re driven by a similar process of inquiry and desire for discovery.
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The Importance of an Interdisciplinary Education

  • June 5, 2014
  • By a2ru      
The truth is, the solutions to our toughest problems will not be found through a narrow specialization, but rather through an interdisciplinary approach, where each field of study can provide a stepping-stone to the eventual solution.


 

After listening to a presentation by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Kimberly Tan (a student at Stanford University) learned that, “…that subjects aren’t distinct from one another, but are rather inextricably linked together, and that the skills developed through analyzing classic works can be applied to something as seemingly different as computer science. At their core, all academic subjects, from English to political science to math, are about applying logic and reasoning to tackle problems — whether through interpreting dense literature, studying state interactions, or solving abstract equations.”

You can read the rest of her article in The Huffington Post.

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