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Living history in a global city
By Janey Lee, Class of 2015
Class of 2015 | History, Russian Studies
A diplomat for a week: Advocating for the economic empowerment of women, from Moscow to Hyde Park and beyond.
Insider Tips and Common Sense Wisdom to Help You Survive O-Week and Beyond.
By Maggie Sivit, Class of 2014
Emily Wang, ’14, who spent winter quarter studying at the University of Chicago Center in Paris, sent these sketchy reports.
By College Newsletter
Welcomed in an unfamiliar land
Speeches delivered by the three student speakers for the Class of 2013 at UChicago's 515th Convocation on Saturday, June 15.
By Austin Ward, Senior Media Editor, Class of 2015
Student speakers share their thoughts on presentation prep, College memories, lessons learned, and the road ahead.
Check out the winning submissions for the 2013-13 UChicago Study Abroad Photo Contest.
By Amy Myers, Senior Media Editor, Class of 2013
On Saturday, June 15, the University hosts the 515th Convocation.
An account of the first Career Advancement Cairo Trek
By Rachel Richman, Class of 2014
At first-ever event, students behind EnvisionDo assemble experts to discuss all things food and innovation.
By Katie Leu
A student-run slam poetry group is gaining a huge following on campus.
For the students in GEOS 29002, even spring break in the Bahamas was hard work.
By Chelsea Leu, Class of 2014
The hunt is on.
By College Media Editors
Discovering China in crowded markets
Second-year Miranda Cherkas shares her experience as a Fellows Ambassador for the Institute of Politics.
Reflections on Designer Boot Camp
Class of 2014 | Public Policy, Sociology
If you wear glasses, you’re among the world’s fortunate few.
Language comes to life in Vienna
Living in Rome, exploring all of Europe
Third-year Micaela Harms shares her first impressions of a quarter abroad in Mexico.