Creativity: a Cure for the Common Curriculum

David Stephenson for The Chronicle

Instructor Susie Thiel leads U. of Kentucky students in an introductory dance class, part of Kentucky's new focus on creativity in its core curriculum.
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Einstein was blessed with a rare genius. He also understood the intellectual weight of a flight of fancy.

When he was 16, he wondered what would happen if he were to ride alongside a beam of light.

He turned over the idea in his mind for a decade...

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