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American Studies Beyond the Classroom

 

As an undergraduate in the Department of American Studies, Jessica Hobson took advantage of a hands-on program outside of classroom that prepared her to work as a professional in the museum field.

 
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The Benefits of Diversified Learning

One of the most important lessons that Laura Garvey discovered through her liberal arts education was to never stop learning. Last spring, Laura graduated with a BA in American studies. “The great thing about my time at the University of Minnesota,” Laura says, “was that it gave me a broad skillset.” She says her experiences and coursework in American studies gave her the tools she needs to approach problems in creative and innovative ways.