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SXSW EDU 2020

Creativity is the New Black

Learn more about how companies like IBM, AT&T and Disney Imagineering are turning to arts schools to recruit and cultivate their talent pipelines. The College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin is partnering with these companies to create responsive curriculum that allows students to apply the creative skills they’re learning in a real-world context and to train students for the jobs of the future.

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  1. How can arts and humanities programs effectively partner with industry to design responsive and relevant curriculum for their students?
  2. Why creativity is the future of the workforce and how creative skills already taught in art schools have become even more valuable to employers
  3. Why Fortune 500 companies need more artists and creatives on interdisciplinary teams

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Alicia Dietrich, Director of Communications, University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts

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