#LowerEd: Why a Critical View of the “Skills Gap” Is Essential in Today’s Higher Education Landscape
Research Symposium for Students, Researchers and Career Advisors
Friday, September 29, 2017
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Wisconsin Idea Room (159), Education Building
The purpose of this symposium featuring keynote speaker Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom is to spark dialogue about issues related to the skills gap narrative (i.e., internships, labor market data, and for-profit colleges), and why critical analyses of these issues are essential so that students can make informed decisions about their educational and career plans.