If you’re not one of the graduates proudly dawning your robe and enjoying the crowning achievement of your college career, you’re probably sitting in the stands teary-eyed and cheering your friends and family as they march.
1. If you can imagine it and dream it, you can help others understand. Humanities gives us the creativity to be flexible and adaptable as you navigate this brave new world.
2. Understand how history is made and connected. Humanities gives us the skills, determination, and understanding to preserve our great accomplishments.
3. Curiosity. Humanities teaches you to leverage your imagination and curiosity to explore, design, feel, love, recover, and respect other ideas.
ICYMI, here’s the selfie Ali took with Dean Boehm-Davis to kick off his speech:
CHSS I: Humanities–Doctorals, Masters, Undergrads Convocation 2016 from GMU-TV on Vimeo