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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An Evening with Joe Sacco

Thursday, February 9, 2023 6:30pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Join us in conversation with journalist, comics artist, and Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Joe Sacco, (Safe Area Gorazde, Paying the Land) interviewed by Rachel Williams for a talk about race, war, identity but also about his personal creative process and the art of comics.  This is part of a three-day event devoted to "Drawing Panels and Crossing Borders: Negotiating Self and Other in Comics" with MariNaomi, Candida Rifkind, Jorge Santos, and Jose Alaniz. Organized by the...

Virtual All Majors Career Fair

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/virtual-career-fair for more details.
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Hardin Open Workshops - Keeping Current - Online (In-Person and Zoom)

Friday, April 14, 2023 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Hardin Library for Health Sciences
Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published? Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new issue? This hands-on session will show you how to create a single destination for information from your favorite journals, databases, websites and blogs using RSS feeds and auto-alerts. Advance registration is required to participate on Zoom. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.
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