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2018 Harris School of Public Policy Newly Admitted Student Reception

On the evening of January 23, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing welcomed 20 newly admitted Harris School of Public Policy students and their parents with a reception. Ranjan Daniels, Associate Dean of Student Recruitment and Global Outreach at the Harris School of Public Policy, hosted the reception and had a lively exchange with students about what the University has to offer. 
January 25, 2018

UChicago Beijing Center Opens Cultural Doors for Students in Chicago and Beijing

Throughout the four different student academic programs held in 2017, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing has served as a cultural gateway, helping UChicago students explore and experience China, as well as exposing local Beijing high school students to UChicago’s academic culture. The programs spanned the latter half of 2017, beginning in June with the Summer Chinese Language program and finishing in December with the East Asian Civilizations program.
January 24, 2018

CUEB Orientation Session at the Center in Beijing

From March 5 to August 3 this year, a group of 20 students from the Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) will be studying at the University of Chicago. The program they will be participating in is a Certificate Program in Organizational Management and Leadership Development, which is a two-quarter program offered by the Graham School to students at CUEB through a highly selective process. This is the second time the Graham School offers such a program for CUEB students, and most of the participating students have an academic training background in business and finance at CUEB.
January 18, 2018

$125 million gift to support economic scholarship

The Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund intends to make the second-largest gift in the history of the University of Chicago, supporting the Department of Economics in expanding its leadership in education and research with wide-ranging public impact, while increasing financial support for students.
November 1, 2017

Air pollution cuts three years off lifespans in northern China

Study finds country's home heating policy contributed to higher pollution
September 12, 2017

Another Successful Summer of Student Programs and Activities at the UChicago Center in Beijing

Throughout the summer, the Center has been buzzing with life, and full of opportunities for students in different programs to interact with each other and take advantage of all the resources that the faculty and staff have to offer.
September 4, 2017

Center in Beijing Celebrates Culmination of 2017 Summer Chinese Language Program

On August 4th, the UChicago Center in Beijing celebrated the culmination of another successful year of the Chicago in Beijing Summer Chinese Language Program. This marks the seventh consecutive year that the Summer Chinese Language program has taken place at the Center in Beijing.
August 6, 2017

A Summer Day at the University of Chicago Center in Beijing

A tour of the UChicago Center in Beijing on a day in July, through the words of conference participants, faculty, students and alums, enables you to better understand the dynamics of the Center and its missions.
July 28, 2017

The 7th Chinese Political Sociology Workshop

This year is the 7th year of the Chinese Political Sociology Workshop, a 3-day event co-organized by The University of Chicago Center in Beijing and the Department of Sociology at Renmin University of China. The topic this year--Ideas, Identities, and Ideology-- drew more than 160 scholars and students, international and local, to join the rigorous discussion.
July 24, 2017

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