As I see it, a problem with acronyms, such as STEM or STEAM, is that they cause us to focus on what the letters stand for, and ignore what they do not. Shouldn't a chemistry student know and appreciate history? Why can't an engineering student also come to enjoy philosophy? Instead of adding just an 'A', maybe we should try and add LA, for Liberal Arts. After all, schools and divisions are often titled Arts & Sciences.
William J. Joel
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