“Yes, It Still Matters: Why and How We Teach the Liberal Arts,” the first of the two panels composing the Inaugural Symposium “The Power of the Liberal Arts,” focused on liberal arts and citizenship. It comprised William Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and president emeritus, Colby College; Camille Charles, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania; Adam Weinberg ’87, president of Denison University; and Mary Lou Zeeman, R. Wells Johnson Professor of Mathematics, Bowdoin. The panel was moderated by Jennifer Scanlon, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and interim dean for academic affairs of Bowdoin.