The University Ceremony of the 530th Convocation of the University of Chicago occurred on Saturday, June 10, 2017, on the Main Quadrangle.
June 11, 2017
The University has announced a $100 million gift that will establish The Duchossois Family Institute: Harnessing the Microbiome and Immunity for Human Health.
May 27, 2017
A $20 million gift from Indonesian entrepreneur Tandean Rustandy, MBA ’07 (AXP-6), will support the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation at Chicago Booth. The center, renamed from the Social Enterprise Initiative, is a resource for nonprofits leaders, social entrepreneurs, students, board members, and impact investors.
May 23, 2017
A $30 million grant from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, a non-profit institution and Hong Kong’s largest community benefactor, will support the construction of the University of Chicago’s new center in Hong Kong, establishing a hub for education, research and collaboration. It adds to and complements the University’s centers in Beijing and Delhi, expanding the University’s work and engagement in China and Asia.
November 21, 2016
For many first-year students, the University’s academic community was the source of their interest in the College. The Class of 2020 represents a diverse group of students—among them star athletes, founders of nonprofits seeking to improve the world, chess champions, and artists, among others.
October 12, 2016
College and university rankings have received a good deal of attention in recent years. While the media outlets and other organizations that develop these rankings often collect useful data, controversy has arisen over how that data is aggregated and weighted to create a final ranking.
September 22, 2016
Anna Pao Sohmen, X‘68, left Hong Kong for Chicago in 1966, arriving with a growing interest in social work and an eagerness to bring about change in conditions the impoverished face.
August 30, 2016
At a time of heightened global violence, as war and political persecution drive the largest displacement of refugees and migrants since World War II, the University of Chicago has received a $100 million gift to establish the first research institute and annual global forum of their kind devoted solely to the study and resolution of global conflicts.
July 15, 2016
The rules of business are changing. Companies have to constantly seek new ways of doing things or risk becoming obsolete. Decisions have to be made quickly and effectively. Forward looking companies leverage on its people, data and organization health to unlock new value and drive performance improvement. In this session, thought leaders and business leaders from McKinsey & Co share its latest research insights and case studies on how companies drive sustainable business performance through effective people, data and organization health strategies.
March 8, 2016