This issue of Diversity & Democracy explores how the arts and humanities can enhance students' capacities for democratic participation within diverse and globally interconnected local and national communities.
Diversity and Democracy
This issue of Diversity & Democracy explores how higher education is creating classroom and campus forums that engage with LGBTQ issues.
Higher education plays an important role in equipping today’s students with the skills, knowledge, and capacities they need to participate in a diverse democracy. Inspired by a forthcoming report on reversing the civic recession supported by the US Department of Education, this issue of Diversity & Democracy explores how various institutions are enacting civic learning initiatives that prepare students for democratic engagement.
Today's students face critical challenges that will require both global knowledge and scientific literacy. This issue of Diversity & Democracy examines the vital learning that can occur at the intersections of these strands of thought, where global learning provides a frame for scientific thinking and science forms the basis of global understanding.