Tech in the News: How Colleges are Helping Retool the Labor Force in the Age of AI

Richard Utz

Posted December 3, 2018

External Article: Forbes

Richard Utz, chair of the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Literature, Media, and Communication, was recently quoted in a Forbes article entitled “How Colleges are Helping Retool the Labor Force in the Age of AI.”

Here's an excerpt: 

Richard Utz, chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Literature, Media and Communication, holds up the computational media degree as an example. One student applied computing to her passion in digital photography, and also minored in marketing. The multidisciplinary skillset, he says, opens her up to a wide spectrum of in-demand jobs. “That’s the kind of person a company wants to hire,” says Utz, so that’s the kind of environment universities need to create. 

Read the full article here.

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication is a unit of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts