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Clubs at UChicago: Part I

A message from UChicago that discusses Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) on campus, lists a few examples, and provides some resources UChicago students can use to find more about available RSOs. Read more...

Onward and Upward: The Search for Research

Second-year student Kate Fuell reflects on her search for research opportunities at UChicago while a first year, and how this search led to her working for the Thirty Million Years Initiative, a lab within the UChicago hospital that seeks to end the literacy deficiency present in young children who are born into poverty. Read more...

Three Weeks by the Sea

Third-year student Nora Bradford shares stories from her time taking summer classes at the Marine Biology Laboratory, a world-renowned research facility in Woods Hole, Massachusetts with whom UChicago has had an affiliation since 2013. Read more...

Bringing Latin Back to Life in Rome

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. Read more...

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." Read more...