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Achy Obejas; Photo by: Kaloian

Achy Obejas, instructor in the Creative Writing Certificate Program and Summer Session, has been named a United States Artists Ford Fellow in Literature. Her works primarily focus on the struggle between public and private identities, and include five books and a poetry chapbook, This is What Happened in Our Other Life.

Graham School Instructor Timuel D. Black, Photo by Robert Kozloff

Longtime Graham School Instructor Timuel D. Black, AM’54, was recently profiled by the University of Chicago for his far-reaching work in civil rights on the Southside of Chicago. Mr. Black, a colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders, recounts the events from World War II that led to his lifelong fight for equality. One of the Graham School’s most respected and distinguished instructors, Mr.

Dean Nemec with guest

For the second consecutive year, the Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, in partnership with the Paulson Institute, organized the Urban Sustainability Fellowship Program, a seminar focused on urban sustainability issues tailored to Chinese leaders. This year’s group was composed of 17 mayors, vice-mayors, and other members of the China Association of Mayors from Guangdong, China’s largest province.

Know Your Chicago

(September 10, 2014)

Today, the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies joins Know Your Chicago, an annual fall lecture and tour series designed to promote civic awareness and participation, in hosting their annual Symposium.


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