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Arts and Sciences – two sides of the same coin?

Mae Jemison: On teaching arts and sciences together

Who better to talk about the arts and sciences, what connects them and why they need to be taught together, to be re-integrated with each other in popular culture than someone who embodies that integration? Mae Jemison is an astronaut, a doctor, an art collector, and a dancer. Her words come from experience, knowledge, and thoughtful analysis. Of all the words she spoke, these particularly caught my attention:

“Science provides an understanding of a universal experience, art provides a universal understanding of a personal experience.”