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Seven Hyde Park-area cultural institutions have joined together to create Museum Campus South, an effort to broaden Chicagoans’ participation in culture and link organizations across the South Side.

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President Barack Obama will present the National Medal of Arts to three arts leaders with University of Chicago ties, the National Endowment for the Arts announced today. The honorees are longtime University supporter and arts patron Joan Harris and architects Billie Tsien and Tod Williams, who designed the University’s Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. The ceremony will take place on Monday, July 28 at the White House.

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On Saturday, July 26, the Washington Park and University of Chicago communities are invited to celebrate arts and culture at a block party on E. Garfield Boulevard between Prairie Avenue and King Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Summer Links educates students about social justice issues—teaching methods for catalyzing social change through direct service, community organizing, advocacy and activism, public policy, and research and evaluation. This year’s cohort of 30 College students was selected from a pool of 112 and came from diverse backgrounds.

A major part of the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) in downtown Chicago will be closed during Convocation weekend for a bridge demolition. Officials expect severe traffic disruption and have urged drivers to stay clear of I-90/94 by using alternative routes.