In this excerpt from a plenary session at the Gardner Institute’s Virtual Gateway Course Experience Conference on April 23, 2020, Leo Lambert discusses why it’s important for all college students to engage with big questions and how relationships with faculty, staff, and other students can help them do it.

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Suggested citation:
Center for Engaged Learning. (2020, December 14). Leo Lambert on why big questions matter. Retrieved from