Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, December 5, 2014

Alum to share research on Upward Bound

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The Upward Bound Program 50 years later is the subject of a webcast presentation by alum and Tulane University education economics professor Douglas Harris on Tuesday, December 9, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Upward Bound was one of the original federal Great Society programs of the 1960s and remains the single largest college access program in the country. Harris will discuss by webcast his new working paper, co-authored by Alan Nathan and Ryne Marksteiner, that examines the program. Register for the free webcast online.