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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 ...

Taking the Next Step 2013: Education for All Tastes: Teaching, Administration, Research, and Policy

Effective teachers, administrators, research analysts, and policy makers are key ingredients to bridging the achievement gap and changing the future. What are the career paths and possibilities that fit your interests? What are the differences among th...

Taking the Next Step 2013: Combining Consulting Ingredients for Success

The consulting panel featured experts from various consulting backgrounds who gave students an understanding of what consulting is, whether it is management or nonmanagement consulting (such as economic, health care, technology, etc.). The panel also g...

Taking the Next Step 2013: Keynote Address

John Boyer, Dean of the College, spoke about the goals of Taking the Next Step, the distinction of the University of Chicago, and the impact of UChicago alumni. Then he introduced the keynote speaker, David Axelrod, AB’76, Director of the Institute o...

Taking the Next Step 2013: Welcome Speech

Damon Cates, MBA’05, Executive Director of the Alumni Association, introduced the 16th annual Taking the Next Step event and introduced Marsha Moses, the Fourth-Year Chair of Taking the Next Step. Moses thanked the College and alumni for their suppor...

School of Social Service Administration Excellence in Field Education

The heart of learning to become a social worker involves field education. The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration (SSA) continues to improve an intensive field education model that began taking shape a decade ago. Learn mo...

Chicago Booth Executive Education: Financial Analysis for Nonfinancial Managers

The five-day Financial Analysis for Nonfinancial Managers course, part of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education program, teaches students to understand financial reports, better communicate with financial officers in th...

513th Convocation Address: “The Power of Observation”

Sidney R. Nagel, Stein-Freiler Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Chicago, delivered the 513th Convocation address at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. The talk, titled “The Power of Observation,” focused o...

The University of Chicago 513th Convocation

  The 513th Convocation of the University of Chicago was held on December 14, 2012, in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. The University of Chicago Pipe Band led distinguished faculty and graduating students in a processional, followed by opening remarks fr...