The second book in the Generation Now series, published by 4Humanities.org co-leader Dr. Christine Henseler and featuring a collection of narratives written by students at Union College, is now available on Amazon for only $9.50. All proceeds are donated to C.O.C.O.A House, an after-school mentoring program in Schenectady, New York. More information about Generation Now and […]
Generation Now: Millennials Call for Social Change — Book Published by 4Humanities.org Co-leader Christine Henseler and Her Students
In the spring of 2018, a group of Union College students took my class called “Millennials and Social Change”. They were in for a surprise. They registered for a course about the rise of the everyday changemaker. It was a class that focused on the current student generation, the Millennials (b. 1980-2000), and the changes they wished to see in their lives and in their communities.
Ten weeks later, the students in this class had become changemakers themselves. They had risen to the challenge with honesty, passion, and ambition and had written personal stories that inspire and give hope to others. Their collective calls for change became this book, Generation Now: Millennials Call for Social Change.
NY6 Student Fellows Haicheng Lin and Terry Tucker designed this infographic.
Call for Research Assistants
Interested in working as a research assistant for a book on creative thought and practice in today’s society? Here’s your opportunity.
An Invitation to NY6 Event, “Don’t Leave School Without It: Millennial Innovators Speak For the Role of the Arts & Humanities in the Transformation of Society”
Arts and Humanities: Don’t Leave School Without Them. This is not the advice most-often heard among college students. We all know not to leave school without a plan, a skill-set, a career path, but without the Arts and Humanities? Why not? This half-day, interactive conference and workshop addresses this question, and explores the hidden, essential value of the Arts and Humanities to our contemporary society.
NY6ThinkTank Student Fellows Program
The Fellows Program offers students an opportunity to participate in the NY6Think Tank.
Students get to create and publish their own projects through multimedia outlets of their choice for which they will receive a stipend of $500 (upon successful completion of the project). The program will run between February 5th and May 1st, 2015.
Donna Davenport and Katherine Walker / NY6 Think Tank, “A Duet from the Humanities: Music and Dance Voices”
With Donna dancing and Katherine making music, the following duet presents a bi-disciplinary reflection on the complexity of the performing arts in higher education and their connection to the Humanities as a way of thinking, studying, and experiencing the world. But first we take a peek backstage. STAGE PREP As if art were ice cream, […]