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WISCAPE webcast to examine Upward Bound program 50 years after inception

December 05, 2014

Upward Bound was one of the original federal Great Society programs of the 1960s and it remains the single largest college access program in the country.

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) is hosting a webcast featuring Douglas Harris as he discusses his WISCAPE working paper that takes a look at the program 50 years after its inception. This paper is co-authored by Alan Nathan and Ryne Marksteiner.

In addition to WISCAPE, the event is being and co-sponsored by the Institute for Research on Poverty.

Douglas Harris is an associate professor of economics at Tulane University and a WISCAPE affiliate.

To register for the webcast, which runs from noon to 1:30 p.m., visit this Eventbrite page.