Cecile talks about her recent experience last quarter taking the Non-Fiction Writing Workshop, which challenged her to become a better writer and thinker.
With so many classes to choose from at UChicago, there is never a shortage of exciting options to fill your schedule. We recently went through the process of bidding for our fall quarter courses, and I thought it would be helpful to outline the process for picking classes.
Kaitlin P. is a fourth-year Public Policy major from Chicagoland. She walks us through a typical day in the life of a UChicago student.
Kate F. speaks about one of her favorite Public Policy opportunities at UChicago, campusCATALYST. The class supplies students with applicable experience within a field of public policy, and I was drawn to it immediately, wanting to expand my knowledge of a niche part of the public sector. The course has introduced me to the nuanced world of nonprofits.
Ella Deeken, a second year in the College, explains the structure behind UChicago's Signature Courses and how signing up for a Signature Course allowed her to learn about Egyptology, the themes of which she'd only been exposed to previously "on the Discovery Channel."
Third-year Neuroscience and Philosophy major Nora Bradford reaches into the memory well to reflect on her childhood dream of being a neuroscientist, discovering the neuroscience major at UChicago, and–from classes she's taken to connecting with professors and having access to a litany of research opportunities–all that she's encountered so far within the major.
Kate Fuell, a second-year student majoring in Art History, shares how Chicago itself has proven to be an invaluable resource for both art and networking opportunities with UChicago alumni throughout the city.
A message from UChicago that explains the different results of the decision-release process and what each means for students.
Fourth-year student Kaitlin P. writes about her involvement with Students Teaching at Ray School (STARS), a group that matches UChicago students with ESL students at Ray School in an effort to foster long-term tutoring and relationship building.
Cecile Kurman-Browning writes about her experience studying Latin with the Paideia Institute in Rome, which included wandering through museums, visiting ancient sites, and speaking Latin with other students, as part of a five-week study abroad program that UChicago offers during the summer.