Conversation on Community
Richard Longworth, senior fellow of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an expert on globalization's impact on the Midwest, spoke with WMUK in Kalamazoo leading up to his participation on the September 11 "Albion Tomorrow" panel discussion.
At Albion, education means much more than simply checking courses off a list. Here, beginning with The First-Year Experience, you'll quickly find that we’re into real, live learning.
The liberal arts is all about using your brain to make things happen. A geology lecture sparks an idea for a film project. The film project leads to an internship with the New York Arts Program. And that internship opens the door to a great job at Random House. Once you’re open to the connectedness of the liberal arts, there are no limits.
It makes problem solving easier. It strengthens your ability to make decisions. It starts with academics at Albion.