Lenses of the Liberal Arts: Health

The focus of our majors in liberal arts - culture, politics, communications, economics, and the like - intertwine with health challenges worldwide that range from pandemics to affordable housing, air quality to spiritual health. Learn more about how the liberal arts approach the topic of health in the Winter 2020/Spring 2021 issue of the College of Liberal Arts Magazine.

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Lenses of the Liberal Arts: Space and Place

In the Winter 2019/Spring 2020 issue of the Liberal Arts Magazine, we apply the lenses of the liberal arts to place and space. Colorado State University and the Clark Building are both spaces located in Fort Collins, along the Front Range, in the Mountain West. But they are also places -- made meaningful by the people attached to them and the memories created within, through, and because of them.

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Getting locked out can happen not just from your car or your home. Getting locked out can happen online when you’re not able to view certain films or media. Geoblocking, or regional lockout, is a way that media distribution companies protect their films. While we may think that the internet and other technologies have created a global village, media distribution practices and other uses of technology have prevented that global interconnection.

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Artificial intelligence, the future of work, and inequality

One of the most spectacular facts of the last two centuries of economic history is the exponential growth in GDP per capita in most of the world. This economic progress, unprecedented in human history, would be impossible without major breakthroughs in technology. Many believe we are on the verge of a new technological revolution that will see Artificial Intelligence (AI) automating a majority of tasks that are currently performed by humans. Should we see AI as liberating or as a destructive force?

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Understanding identity in online worlds

What is the difference between ‘real life’ and ‘virtual life’? How do we construct identity? How do we create social norms? For many years, experts have studied how social norms are created, and with the advent of the internet and online gaming, researchers are now exploring the way people interact with, use, and respond to technology as they perform and craft those identities.

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