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Sins or Nature? Seventeenth and Twenty-First Century Responses to Climate Change

by Nicholas Cunigan. The past year has borne witness to deadly hurricanes, unseasonable temperatures, record flooding, and uncontrollable wildfires. The natural disasters that have wreaked havoc on Houston, Puerto Rico, and millions of acres in the West have left thousands … Continue reading

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The Liberal Arts—Present, Past, and Future

by Will Katerberg. The liberal arts and their fate are a central issue in higher education today. Pundits and politicians, and some parents, students, and graduates, are questioning the value of a university degree, some of them saying that students … Continue reading

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Big Data and Big History

by Will Katerberg. “Big Data” is all the rage today. We have data sets so large that current database management software can’t handle it. Think, for example, of medical records and demographic statistics and the need to identify trends and … Continue reading

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