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$100 million gift creates Duchossois Family Institute

Initiative combines genetics, immunology and microbiome to create 'new science of wellness'
May 25, 2017

$20 million gift from Tandean Rustandy, MBA’07, to support social impact center

A $20 million gift from Indonesian entrepreneur Tandean Rustandy, MBA '07 (AXP-6), will support the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation at Chicago Booth. The center, renamed from the Social Enterprise Initiative, is a resource for nonprofits leaders, social entrepreneurs, students, board members, and impact investors. 
May 23, 2017

Apply to the 2017 Summer Institute in Law and Economics: New Frontiers In Law and Economics

The deadline to apply for the 2017 Summer Institute for Law and Economics has been extended to Feb. 13, 2017.

The 2017 Summer Institute will take place at the University of Chicago Law School from Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 21, 2017. The academic program includes four subject units delivered by the University of Chicago’s world-renowned experts. Each subject unit will involve five lectures on advanced topics in law and economics. The academic program also includes meetings and seminars with other legendary scholars from the University of Chicago.  Please apply using the following link:

If you have questions, please contact Curtrice Scott at
February 8, 2017

Farewell Dinner for Autumn East Asian Civilization Students

On November 30th, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing hosted a farewell dinner for the autumn East Asian Civilization students. Students spent the quarter focusing on East Asian culture, history, politics, and society. This year's program ends on December 4th.
December 1, 2016

Center in Beijing Follows the U.S. Election Returns

On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, students, faculty, staff, alumni and other Beijing residents gathered at the UChicago Center in Beijing to watch live returns from the U.S. presidential election. This event closely followed Professor Rosenberg’s presentation on the U.S. election process, which focused on the differences between U.S. Democracy and what many expet from a trully representative democracy. 
November 9, 2016

2016 Student Programs: Summer Recap

This summer, over 100 students took part in programs based at the UChicago Beijing Center.
September 14, 2016

2016 Social Sciences Program: Quarter Recap

For the fourth year in a row, a group of undergraduate students participated in the UChicago Social Sciences Study Abroad Program based at The University of Chicago Center in Beijing. Over the Ten-Week Program, students learned about Chinese history, sociology and economics from University of Chicago Professors Dali Yang (Department of Political Science) and Victor Lima (Senior Lecturer in Economics and the College), as well as Renmin University Professor Tao Ran (UChicago Ph.D.; Professor of Economics, Renmin University of China). During their time in Beijing, the students also went on weekly excursions to sites around the city in order to enhance their in-classroom learning experience.
June 30, 2016

2016 Chicago in Beijing Chinese Language Students Arrive in Beijing

On June 12th, 30 students arrived for this year’s Chicago in Beijing Summer Chinese Language Program, held at the UChicago Center in Beijing. UChicago faculty member Youqin WANG, Director of the Chinese Language Program, as well as UChicago faculty member Fangpei CAI, returned to lead the program for its ninth year in Beijing and sixth year at the Center in Beijing. This highly intensive program allows students to complete an entire year’s worth of Chinese in one summer while earning UChicago credits.
June 28, 2016

Renmin University Trainees Visit the UChicago Center in Beijing

On April 20, 2016, 30 trainees from the Renmin University International Engagement Staff Training Program visited the UChicago Center in Beijing to tour the facility and exchange ideas.
April 20, 2016

CIB Summer Program: Now Accepting Applications for Chinese language Instructors (now closed)

The Chicago in Beijing Summer Language Program is now conducting instructor recruitment in Beijing. Applications will be considered until all teaching positions are filled.
April 13, 2016