202 University Hall
Arlington, Texas 76019
A symposium sponsored by the UTA History Department
- When: September 13th, 2023. 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM
- Where: The University of Texas at Arlington -- University Center: Rio Grande Ballroom
Open to Liberal Arts students, faculty, and business representatives.
Students: Do you need to know how best to showcase your skills for employers in business?
Employers: Are you curious about how your business can benefit from employees with liberal arts skill sets?
Faculty: Want to know more about how to help your students develop the right skills for a career in business?
Our esteemed panel of experts will have answers. RSVP Today!
For more background on the event, and to join the conversation, check out these white papers by Patryk Babiracki and James Cortada
- What History Majors Can Do Personally to Get (And Succeed In) Jobs and Careers in Business and Tech.
- How History-Trained Employees Add Value to A Company.
- What Higher Education Can Do to Place History Majors in Fulfilling Careers Outside the Academy.
Lunch an Keynote (12:00 PM to 1:30 PM)
- Welcome - Tamara L. Brown, (UTA Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs)
- Keynote - James Cortada, (University of Minnesota - Charles Babbage Institute / formerly: IBM)
Coffee Break (1:30 PM to 2:00 PM)
Panel - Liberal Arts Skills and the Business World (2:00 PM to 4:00 PM)
- Welcome - Elizabeth Newman (UTA Dean, College of Liberal Arts)
- Guest Speakers
- Moderated by Patryk Babiracki (UTA Dept. of History)
- Rishi Jaitly (Virginia Tech / formerly: Google, Twitter) Link to bio.
- Tracey Panek (Chief Historian at Levi Strauss & Co.) Link to bio.
- Hubert Zydorek (University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management / formerly: EY) Link to bio.
- James Cortada (University of Minnesota - Charles Babbage Institute / formerly: IBM) Link to bio.
Reception (4:00 PM to 5:30 PM)