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University of Chicago Center Receives Students from Xiuning High School

On Monday, August 13, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing hosted a group of 30 students and teachers from Xiuning High School (Anhui Province) for a discussion about studying as an undergraduate in the United States.
August 13, 2018

Online Professional Development Certificates at the University of Chicago Graham School

Did you know that the University of Chicago Graham School offers a variety of online professional development certificates? With classes taught by established industry professionals, these fully online certificates are designed for individuals seeking to launch, change, or accelerate their careers.
August 8, 2018

July 2018: The Center’s Busy Summer Continues

The Center in Beijing maintained its full slate of summer activities during the month of July, with students and faculty continuing to take advantage of the Center's resources for summer research projects, and a number of University of Chicago affiliates hosting events and workshops at the Center.
July 31, 2018

The Eighth Chinese Political Sociology Workshop

From July 18 through 20, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing hosted the Eighth Chinese Political Sociology Workshop. Professor Dingxin Zhao of the University of Chicago Department of Sociology and Professor Shizheng Feng of Renmin University Department of Sociology organized the workshop, with additional assistance from Zhejiang University. Within the three-day span, over 130 outstanding graduate students and young faculty selected from over 500 applicants had the opportunity to listen to lectures and participate in discussions with 17 faculty members from around the world.
July 23, 2018

Unexpected Histories: A New Exhibition of Works by Guan Wei

"Unexpected Histories," a new art exhibit of works by Guan Wei, has opened in the Steve Sun Gallery of the University of Chicago Beijing Center.
July 12, 2018

Summer 2018: The Return of Many Exciting Student Programs

These past weeks have been an exciting time for the Center in Beijing, with many students using the Center as their home base and taking full advantage of a variety of programs facilitated by the Center.
July 4, 2018

DoVA China Program

On June 16th, 2018, 14 undergraduate and MFA students from the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago arrived in Beijing for the DoVA China Program.
July 2, 2018

Come by and Meet with the University of Chicago Admissions Office’s Summer Admissions Ambassador

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing is excited to announce the arrival of the University of Chicago Admissions Office's Summer Admissions Ambassador, Sihan (Scarlett) Zhu. Scarlett will be at the Center in Beijing from June 20 through August 14. She will host information sessions twice per week, providing important information about student life and details about the application process. 
June 21, 2018

UChicago Residents Completed a Residency Exchange at the PUMCH

From April 9th to the 13th, three third-year internal medicine residents and one fourth-year surgical direction student from the University of Chicago Medicine completed a week-long residency exchange at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH).  As the third group of exchange residents in a row that started in 2015, UCM has sent around 20 residents and senior medical students to PUMCH for clinical observership in internal medicine, family medicine, and general surgery. 
April 24, 2018

2018 Admitted Student Reception

On March 31, the Center in Beijing welcomed more than 170 admitted students and their parents for a half-day reception. The event was co-hosted by the Center in Beijing, the College Admissions Office and UChicago GRAD. Professor Dali Yang, the founding Faculty Director of the Center in Beijing, welcomed the students with a brief history of the University of Chicago and an introduction to the many aspects of student life at UChicago, including academics, campus life and the city of Chicago.  The welcoming remarks were also given by Mr. Adam Sun (MBA ′98 ), the President of the UChicago Beijing Alumni Club and the Founding Partner of Ocean Pine Capital. Among the participants, around 40 were admitted students to the College and their parents. The rest of the attendees were admitted graduate students to graduate programs, such as the Master of Science in Computational Analysis & Public Policy (MS-CAPP) at the Harris School of Public Policy, the Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS), the Master in Computational Social Science (MCSS), and the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH). There were also several admitted PhD students in different fields such as biology, chemistry, financial mathematics, statistics and social service administration.
April 2, 2018