Videos

Beyond School Improvement: Partnering to Strengthen Educational Opportunities for Urban Children and Youth

On December 6, 2012, Chapin Hall hosted a Child & Family Policy Forum at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center titled ”Beyond School Improvement: Partnering to Strengthen Educational Opportunities for Urban Children and Youth.” The discussi...

Hamlet Revisited: An Online Discussion with David Bevington

Following his Harper Lecture “Love and Friendship in Hamlet,” noted Shakespeare expert David Bevington held a live webchat with alumni viewers. Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, Profess...

Being in the Know: HIV and AIDS Awareness for Youth

This talk is part of the University of Chicago Community Grand Rounds speaker series. Talks focus on how UChicago research can help improve health on the South Side. Find upcoming Community Grand Rounds events at http://medicine.uchicago.edu/GrandRound...

A Dynamic Network Approach to Breakthrough Innovation

Russell J. Funk, Sociology Department, The University of Michigan

Price Theory and Market Design

As part of his course Price Theory and Market Design, E. Glen Weyl, Assistant Professor in Economics and the College, presents a lecture on pessimistic social choice, optimistic social choice, and the problems of voting. This course aims to show how th...

The Elements of Economic Analysis II

E. Glen Weyl, Assistant Professor in Economics and the College, presents a lecture on the effects of price competition and merger policy in the real world, as part of his course the Elements of Economic Analysis II. This course is the second quarter of...

Chicago’s Best Ideas with Lee Fennell, “Property in Housing”

The question of how to structure and package the residential experience is a deeply interesting and difficult one.  How physically large or small should residential holdings be? How densely should they be clustered?  Should spaces for working, recrea...

A Conversation with David Axelrod

In his first public forum since the election, David Axelrod, senior strategist for President Obama's reelection campaign, reflected on the 2012 contest. Hosted by the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, this event was held on Monday, November ...

Love and Friendship in Hamlet

Noted Shakespeare expert David Bevington discusses how "Hamlet" presents amorous love as deeply problematic and doomed to failure, while male friendship emerges as a spiritual bulwark for the protagonist. Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguis...

Faith Leaders Breakfast and Community Briefing

On November 20, 2012, nearly 200 South Side faith leaders and University of Chicago representatives attended the annual Faith Leaders Breakfast and Community Briefing. The University of Chicago Medicine event updated community members about the latest ...