Videos

Federal Criminal Justice Clinic: Helping Defendants in Need

Federal Criminal Justice Clinic director Alison Siegler discusses a recent case that she and her students worked on at the FCJC, a legal clinic at the University of Chicago Law School that represents indigent defendants charged with federal crimes.

Using Theory and Computation to Understand Biology

A look inside the Center for Multiscale Theory and Simulation, where a diverse group of researchers is developing a multiscale theoretical and computer simulation capability to bridge behavior at the molecular scale to that of complex, collective proc...

Diversity leadership Award Ceremony: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. President’s Reception

The Diversity Leadership Awards seek to recognize University staff members who display leadership in fostering diversity both on campus and within the surrounding community and to highlight, in concert with the University of Chicago Board of Governors,...

2013 Diversity Leadership Award Winners

The Diversity Leadership Awards seek to recognize University staff members who display leadership in fostering diversity both on campus and within the surrounding community and to highlight, in concert with the University of Chicago Board of Governors,...

Politics of Guns in America

The recent shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT has reignited a national conversation about guns and gun violence. Advocates for gun control say the tragedy this year – and others like it in Aurora, CO and Oak Creek, WI - underscore...

Taking the Next Step 2013: NGOs, Policy, and International Relations: Ingredients for Change at Home and Abroad

You want to make a difference in the world, either at home or abroad, but how can you translate your passion into a successful and rewarding career? A panel of alumni with careers related to policy and international affairs, both abroad and in the Unit...

Taking the Next Step 2013: Math, Science, and Technology: A Spicy Combination

Math, science, and technology have always been the cornerstones of civilization. In our changing global world, careers in these fields are more important than ever; but because these fields have grown at an exponential rate, understanding the full brea...

Taking the Next Step 2013: Whip It Good: The Cream of the Entertainment and Creative Arts Worlds

Who gets paid to be creative? What is the art of freelancing? Where are the creative jobs within corporations? How can your UChicago education help you thrive in the art world? Why should you “follow your heart” and what are the risks? Professional...

Taking the Next Step 2013: The Perfect Blend for Consumer Tastes: Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations

It’s not enough to have a recipe for success; you also have to add some sizzle and get the word out to sell your wares. Students brought their appetite for learning and heard a variety of panelists talk about their trade secrets and experiences in ad...

Taking the Next Step 2013: Education for All Tastes: Law: Admissions on the Table; Success Is in the Oven

In this panel, students were given a chance to hear from College graduates who hold JD degrees and work in various legal fields. Drawing from their diverse experiences and backgrounds, the panelists provided insight about what it takes to succeed in a ...