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College students are slowly but surely moving away from the humanities and toward the STEM disciplines. And while this is in part a reflection of where jobs are going, it may also signal both a general loss of interest in reading and language arts, and a greater desire to get a college degree in a field that will pay more after graduation.

Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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