A new study finds that humanities majors are similar to graduates from almost every other field with respect to perceived well-being, even though they tend to earn less and have slightly higher levels of unemployment than business majors and graduates from some STEM fields.
A report from the Commission on the Arts, at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, acknowledges and affirms the important place of artists as part of the American workforce and recommends policies to support creative workers.
This report from the Commission on the Arts calls on parents, teachers, and governments at the national, state, and local level to recognize the value of arts education and put in place changes that will assure access to every student.
This new publication, America and the International Future of Science, presents the case for robust U.S. support for and participation in international scientific collaborations - featuring benefits and proposals for addressing challenges.
Challenges for International Scientific Partnerships
A national survey by the Academy's Humanities Indicators reveals considerable public engagement in a range of humanities activities at home and in the workplace, as well as wide support that the humanities confer personal, societal, and economic benefits.
The Academy’s multi-year Public Face of Science initiative concludes with recommendations for improving connections between the public and science. The goals and findings of this initiative are increasingly urgent as the world faces COVID-19.
This publication is the final report of the bipartisan Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship. It includes 31 recommendations to strengthen America’s institutions and civic culture to help a nation in crisis emerge with a more resilient democracy.
Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship