Will Degrees in Creativity Be the Next New Hot Commodity?

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Creative studies programs have been around since the 1960s, but as education and business leaders put more emphasis on creativity as a core academic skill, the discipline is growing. In a New York Times article, Laura Pappano explores the curriculum and ethos of teaching something as individualistic as creativity. Starting with the premise that everyone has good ideas, how can universities challenge students to grow creatively?

Creativity Becomes an Academic DisciplineIT BOTHERS MATTHEW LAHUE and it surely bothers you: enter a public restroom and the stall lock is broken. Fortunately, Mr. Lahue has a solution. It's called the Bathroom Bodyguard. Standing before his Buffalo State College classmates and professor, Cyndi Burnett, Mr. Lahue displayed a device he concocted from a large washer, metal ring, wall hook, rubber bands and Lincoln Log.

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