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Summer 2017 Launchpad Reception

On July 10th, a number of UChicago incoming students, their parents, current students and alumni gathered at The Bookworm Beijing to meet and exchange information regarding student life and career opportunities offered by UChicago.
July 20, 2017

The 4th Graduation Ceremony of Sino-US Experimental Class was Held

It is reported that the Sino-US experimental class has cultivated nearly 400 graduates since its establishment in 2009. Meanwhile, the University of Chicago and Wuhan University have explored a new curriculum system and teaching evaluation system in the medical education reform, which tends to be increasingly perfect and mature. In 2014, the new curriculum system was promoted to all clinical medical colleges. With an "experimental" reform turned into a "universal" one, a wider range of students benefited from the reform.
July 5, 2017

Faculty Director Judith Farquhar Traveled by Invitation to Anyang, Henan Province

On the weekend of the Duanwu (Dragon Boat Festival ) Holiday, Faculty Director Judith Farquhar traveled by invitation to Anyang, Henan Province, to attend a special seminar on Chinese archeology.  For Prof. Farquhar, this was a great opportunity to plan study tours for Chicago students to learn about Anyang and other exemplary cities in China's history. 
June 6, 2017

$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