Reporter's Notebook from Pakistan

How Liberal Arts At One College Could Build A Better Pakistan

Can a focus on liberal arts education help create stronger leaders?

As she keeps exploring Pakistan as a journalist, News 88.7 Education reporter Laura Isensee visits Habib University, a two-year old institution  founded with the largest philanthropic educational donation in the country’s history.

It also has a strong Texas connection: One of the global partners is Texas A&M University.

The Habib University  has academic and emotional counseling and many other interesting aspects that make it special. But the one that Laura likes most is that it’s a nation building project.

We invite you to listen to the latest dispatch above.

Laura is participating in a fellowship for reporters sponsored by ICFJ— the International Center For Journalists. Think of it as a student exchange for journalists.

You can also follow her journey on Twitter and Facebook.

And check out Laura’s earlier entries on the special page on our website.


Laura Isensee

Laura Isensee

Education Reporter

Laura Isensee covers education for Houston Public Media, including K-12 and higher education. Previously, she was a staff reporter at The Miami Herald and contributed to South Florida’s NPR affiliate. Her work has also appeared in The Dallas Morning News, Reuters and Clarín in Argentina. Laura has won awards for...

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