AAC&U Survey of Employers shows Liberal Arts skills are valued

"Consistently top ranked are critical thinking and analysis, problem solving, teamwork, and communication through writing and speaking."

 

"Employers said they appreciate breadth and depth of learning, too, as reflected in their desire that students learn to think for themselves, to be adaptable and versatile, to be technically capable and well-rounded. Ninety-two percent of employers said it’s very important or somewhat important that students have been exposed to a wide variety of academic topics and disciplines."

Upcoming Events

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SHPEP Iowa 2022 Info Session

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 6:00pm to 6:45pm
Virtual
A free six-week Summer Health Professions Education Program with housing, meals, stipends, travel assistance, guidance and so much more? Say less! First and second year undergraduates interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health are encouraged to apply. This session will explain eligibility requirements, the application process, and a sample SHPEP schedule. Visit shpep.org or contact monique-galpin@uiowa.edu for more info! *Note: participants MUST REGISTER to attend* https:/...
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Hygge Meets Agape: Intersections of Nordic Culture and Ancient Christianity

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
Folklorist and community educator Nic Hartmann, Ph.D., will be reading from his newly published book, Northern Lights of Christ: Lessons on Faith From Above the Birch Line. Nic brings faith and Nordic culture together through his love of travel, connection and care of communities and family, and his awareness of the power to transform lives in small acts done faithfully. He lives in Iowa with his wife, Jen, and their two daughters, where they practice the principles from Northern Lights of...
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Local Libraries LIT: Jennine Capó Crucet

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Local Libraries LIT (Listen, Initiate, Talk) will feature author Jennine Capó Crucet on January 26, 2022 at 7:00 PM. This is the fifth free virtual event in the series, which is offered by public libraries in Johnson County as well as the University of Iowa Libraries and Kirkwood Community College Libraries (Iowa City Campus) with support from the Community Foundation of Johnson County and The Tuesday Agency. As the daughter of Cuban immigrants, Jennine Capó Crucet was the first person in her...
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