Creative collaborations with South Side chefs and small businesses on the menu for campus dining vendor Chartwells
Over the past year, Chartwells has partnered with more than 20 local chefs and businesses, on everything from sourcing their products at the University’s 14 retail locations and featuring them in dining halls to hosting pop-up chef series and a hospitality career workshop for Chicago Public Schools high school interns.
Meetings between firms, University decision-makers drive new relationships
Held in downtown Chicago and on campus in November, meetings between firms and University decision-makers drew participants from diverse legal services, money management, financial services, communications, information technology and human resource services enterprises.
Neighborhood Schools Program connects UChicago students to Chicago Public Schools
Since its founding in 1976, NSP has played an important role in pairing UChicago students with schools in the University’s neighboring communities such as Woodlawn and Washington Park.
Golub Capital Social Impact Lab welcomes inaugural IGNITE cohort
The leadership teams of eight Chicago nonprofits will participate in the inaugural cohort of IGNITE, a unique program designed to help amplify the impact of organizations serving the Black community in Chicago.
NBC 5: Volunteers Give Back to Bronzeville Community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The Fifth Annual King Day of Service: Bronzeville, which was co-created by UChicago's University Community Service Center in partnership with community organizations across Bronzeville, focused on beautification projects at Chicago Public Schools and other community sites.
CEG debuts Civic Leadership Academy’s 2023 cohort
The University of Chicago Center for Effective Government (CEG) at the Harris School of Public Policy today announced its 2023 class of Civic Leadership Academy (CLA) fellows who make up the ninth cohort of the Center’s prestigious interdisciplinary leadership development program.
Students who study abroad are more civically engaged
A recent study from UChicago’s Center for Practical Wisdom found higher civic behaviors in students who had studied in another country.
UChicago launches Polsky Deep Tech Ventures to support startups bringing science, tech to market
UChicago's $20 million initiative supports startups through a venture fund that provides technical, market expertise.
Small Business Spotlight: Eventnoire Succeeds by Super Serving its Community
With support from tech funds and the Polsky Center, Jeff Osuji's platform, Eventnoire, served as the registration site for the 2019 Black Alumni Ball in Washington D.C., which connects and celebrates Black professionals and influencers.
UChicago student named Marshall Scholar, aims to reform U.S. foster care system
On Dec. 12, it was publicly announced that Holder received the prestigious Marshall Scholarship, which recognizes academic excellence, leadership, and ambassadorial potential.
UChicago Medicine, Legal Aid Chicago launch bedside program to provide in-hospital legal support for trauma patients injured by violence
The University of Chicago Medicine has launched a novel program with Legal Aid Chicago, embedding two full-time lawyers within the health system’s Level 1 trauma center.
UChicago Medicine Simulation Center and Comer Children's Hospital debut a new mobile unit to be used for training
The University of Chicago Medicine’s Simulation Center and Comer Children's Hospital recently unveiled the UChicago Medicine Simulation Mobile Unit, a refurbished ambulance that will be used for many different types of training.
The Computing Pipeline: A foundation for diversifying computer science
The Broadening Participation in Computing program at the University of Chicago provides students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to get involved with computer science in a way that keeps them continually engaged from high school and beyond.