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In a Jan. 22 ceremony at the Gleacher Center, the University of Chicago announced the 28 fellows who make up the first class of the Civic Leadership Academy, a new interdisciplinary leadership development program benefitting the community. The Civic Leadership Academy provides training to emerging and high-potential leaders in nonprofit organizations and local government agencies within the City of Chicago and Cook County.

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Award-winning composer Marta Ptaszynska will succeed Shulamit Ran as the artistic director of Contempo, the University of Chicago’s renowned contemporary music collective. Ran, the Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor of Composition and a Pulitzer Prize winning composer, will retire in June after more than 40 years of service to the University and 12 years as artistic director of Contempo.

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Fourth-year Annie Marsden has won a Churchill Scholarship, the most prestigious foreign fellowship for students in the sciences. The scholarship offers Marsden full funding to pursue a master’s degree in scientific computing at the University of Cambridge, beginning in fall 2015.


This year, the celebration featured a keynote address by Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr., President and Founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, as well as a performance by the Chicago Children's Choir and a conversation with special guest Ernest Green, member of the "Little Rock Nine."

The University of Chicago’s Transportation & Parking Services has added an additional shuttle to both the East and Central shuttle routes for the Winter Quarter to lessen the wait time during the cold weather months.

Start off 2015 right with the UChicago "First Weekend" Event! We’re welcoming you back to class with special happenings, discounts, and giveaways from participating merchants on 53rd Street, from Lake Park Avenue to Woodlawn Avenue.