The most useful and practical education in a rapidly changing society is one that is grounded in liberal arts, says President Falk.
Female giant panda Shin Shin munches away on bamboo, bearing signs that she may be pregnant in Tokyo, Japan on May 28, 2013. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)
An Asia Society Associate Fellow explains why the U.S. State Department's Trafficking in Persons Report, while controversial in the diplomatic community, remains "an important and effective tool."
Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio lists the challenges facing Myanmar's leadership if it is to sustain the reform process.
Transgendered performers in colorful ornaments carefully put on make-up backstage in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 17, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
The mid-morning sun struggles to shine through a thick smoke haze above the three towers of the Marina Bay Sands casino resort on Singapore, Friday June 21, 2013.
A young Buddhist devotee walks past rows of candles for Vesak Day celebrations at a Buddhist temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 24, 2013. (Mohd Rafsan/AFP/Getty Images)
Astronaut Wang Yaping delivers a lecture to Chinese students from 340 kilometers above Earth.