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Critical Videogame Studies or Grimm's Fairy Tales? A How-to on Choosing Classes at UChicago.

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.
Submitted by Nora B. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Business of Non-Profits

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.
Submitted by Kate F. on Thursday, May 10, 2018

Exploring Egyptology

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."
Submitted by Ella D. on Friday, April 6, 2018

Life of the...Brain?

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.
Submitted by Nora B. on Saturday, March 3, 2018

Beyond the Classroom

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.
Submitted by Kate F. on Monday, February 26, 2018

Tutoring through STARS

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.
Submitted by Kaitlin P. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018