News Archive: 2018

November

Building a new world

While some might perceive the dystopian genre as a sign of pessimism and frustration, Ada Palmer, Associate Professor of the Department of History at UChicago and author of all but one of the science-fiction quartet Terra Ignota, sees it as anything but that.
November 20, 2018

UChicago Medicine International Newsletter Vol. 5 / October, 2018

In the fifth volume of UChicago Medicine International Newsletter, we are excited to share incredible stories of our pediatric patients who could defeat cancer with our latest and innovative cancer therapies such as stem cell transplant, CAR T-Cell therapy, and MIBG therapy.
November 1, 2018

October

Economist Paul Romer, SB’77, PhD’83, wins share of Nobel Prize

Professor Paul Romer, a University of Chicago alumnus and former faculty member, was awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018.
October 10, 2018

September

The University of Chicago Opens New Campus in Hong Kong

The University of Chicago has opened the doors of its new Hong Kong campus, which is operating on a limited basis until the full opening scheduled for November 2018. Building upon the University’s rich history of scholarship and ongoing collaborations with research institutions and business organizations in the region, the new campus will enhance Hong Kong’s reputation as an international financial center and education hub.
September 26, 2018

Behavior in Dice Game Reveals Role of Language in Impulse to Lie

What is the connection between the language we use and our tendency to lie? Read about it in a new UChicago-led research suggesting those who speak in a foreign language may be more credible than those who use their native tongue.
September 19, 2018

August

UChicago Medicine International Newsletter Vol. 4 / August, 2018

In the fourth volume of UChicago Medicine International Newsletter, we are excited to share great orthopaedic surgery patient stories with you.
August 31, 2018

Online Professional Development Certificates at the University of Chicago Graham School

Did you know that the UChicago Graham School offers a variety of online professional development certificates? With classes taught by established industry professionals, these fully online certificates are designed for individuals seeking to launch, change, or accelerate their careers.
August 8, 2018

July

How STEM education can help Hong Kong children to live their dreams

Jeanne Century says that taking the right approach to science, technology, engineering and mathematics teaching within the school system can help prepare students for the world that awaits.
July 23, 2018

UChicago Medicine International Newsletter - Vol. 3 / June, 2018

The third volume of UChicago Medicine International Newsletter, we share some of our cancer patient stories with you.
July 4, 2018

May

Chicago Booth alumnus Dave Chenn gives $10 million for key University priorities

Gift will support new Hong Kong Center, scholarships, innovation fund.
May 30, 2018

UChicago Medicine International Newsletter - Vol. 2 / April, 2018

The second volume of UChicago Medicine International Newsletter features some examples of our continuous efforts to discover the newest medical technology in cancer treatment and neuroscience. It also introduces our upcoming events, including UChicago Medicine Global Health Executive Training 2018 held in Chicago.
May 5, 2018

UChicago/Getty Foundation Announce Dissertation Workshops & Traveling Seminar in Chinese Art History

The Getty Foundation has awarded a two-year grant to the University of Chicago Department of Art History to nurture a new generation of historians of Chinese art. Professors Wu Hung and Wei-Cheng Lin will serve as Director and Deputy Director of the program, respectively, with workshops taking place in Beijing and Chicago beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.
May 2, 2018

April

The Alumni Club of Hong Kong received the 2018 Alumni Club of the Year Award

Congratulations to the UChicago Alumni Club of Hong Kong on receiving the 2018 Alumni Club of the Year Award!
April 24, 2018

March

UChicago Booth School of Business ranks No. 1 for Full-time MBA Programs


March 21, 2018

UChicago Medicine International Newsletter

The UChicago Medicine International Newsletter is a bi-monthly newsletter and is designed to share the newest medical advancement and the global educational event information from UChicago Medicine with our colleagues and friends in all over the world. 
March 13, 2018

UChicago, Obama Foundation announce program for emerging leaders from around the world

To support the next generation of leaders making an impact in their communities and around the world, the Obama Foundation and the University of Chicago announce the Obama Foundation Scholars Program.
March 1, 2018

February

UChicago Booth - 75 Years at the Forefront

Seventy-five years ago, Booth recognized a need to train executives to lead teams and businesses in a rapidly changing, uncertain world. In 2018, the Executive MBA Program celebrates its 75th anniversary and looks to shape new generations of leaders.
February 22, 2018