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I would argue that moving undergraduate education in this direction is a social imperative. Given the ever-increasing connectedness of our complex world, students need to understand how political tensions, conflicting attitudes about globalization and religion, and the ever-expanding reach of free markets will impact worldwide security and the future of the global marketplace. And the best way to make that happen is to send them packing — inspired and determined to understand the wonders of the world around them.It's not just business students who'd benefit, but nearly every student. The issue, of course, is money, but demographics also play a part. The student population in the United States is getting older, and more students have multiple responsibilities with work and family commitments.