Calendar of Events

Monday, February 1, 2016

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Basic Program Information Session
2/02

Basic Program Information Session

Tue., Feb. 2
6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr
Chicago, IL 60611
$0.00

The Basic Program offers adults a rigorous, noncredit liberal arts curriculum that draws on the strong Socratic tradition at the University of Chicago and covers the foundations of modern Western political and social thought and literature. Read, discuss, and engage with these important texts in a dedicated community of learners, led by experienced instructors. There are no tests, papers, or grades; instead you will discuss, disagree, and discover these works in conversation with like-minded companions.

Learn more about the Basic Program through a sample classroom discussion at our information session. The 90-minute session begins with a description of the program and Q & A, followed by a discussion of a text from the curriculum selected by one of our instructors.

Discounted parking is available in several lots near Gleacher Center. Please visit our maps page for more information.

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Financial Decision Making and Integrated Marketing Online Info Session
2/02

Financial Decision Making and Integrated Marketing Online Info Session

Tue., Feb. 2
6:00 PM–6:30 PM
Online
$0.00

Join us for this online information session to learn details about two of our professional certificate programs: the Financial Decision Making Certificate Program and the Integrated Marketing Certificate Program.

The Financial Decision Making Certificate Program is designed for emerging professionals who want to launch a career in finance, refocus on business management basics, or prepare for a top-ranked MBA program.Two rigorous required courses, Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance, lay a foundation for any successful career involving business finance. Two additional electives focus on other relevant financial areas, including economics and managerial analysis, and help provide an overall understanding of the financial industry today.

The Integrated Marketing Certificate Program is designed for emerging professionals who want to launch their marketing career or refresh it with new thinking. By taking courses in marketing, advertising, social media, web analytics, and public relations taught by high-level professionals, students will develop an understanding of the marketing industry today and will learn how to shape its future. With three core courses focused on building a solid marketing foundation and a variety of elective courses focused on traditional and new media, the Integrated Marketing Certificate program prepares students to become leaders and innovators.

Join us to learn details about the programs, admission requirements, and how to get started.

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MScA Career Fair Registration
2/04

MScA Career Fair Registration

Thu., Feb. 4
$250.00

The Master of Science in Analytics Program (MScA) is holding a career fair on Thursday, February 4 from 5–8 pm at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center. The event is an opportunity for students to develop career networks and strengthen relationships with industry partners that extend beyond the classroom.

MScA courses utilize analytics tools, case studies, and applied research methods relevant to real-world business issues to provide students with advanced analytical training in big data. Additionally, classes build leadership and team management skills, and students have opportunities to develop communication strategies with professional audiences such as senior management and industry clients. The career fair will expand on these professional skills and enable students to explore their post-graduation opportunities. In addition to full-time employment opportunities, students network with industry leaders as potential sponsors for the Capstone project, a graduation requirement of the program.

Employers will be provided with access to student resumes and have the option to set up interviews or communicate with students through virtual booths. For more information about the MScA program, please visit the MScA landing page.


 
First Friday Lecture: Empathy and Maturity in Middlemarch
2/05

First Friday Lecture: Empathy and Maturity in Middlemarch

Fri., Feb. 5
12:15 PM
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602
$0.00

These free public lectures complement the Basic Program curriculum.


 
 
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Editing Certificate Program Online Information Session
2/08

Editing Certificate Program Online Information Session

Mon., Feb. 8
6:30 PM–7:00 PM
Online
$0.00

Understanding the mechanics behind editing your own work and the work of others is a fundamental skill, and why not learn from the university that created the Chicago Manual of Style?

The University of Chicago Graham School Editing Certificate is a focused sequence of courses designed to prepare individuals for employment in today's publishing industry, while also teaching valuable technical skills. In addition to core courses focused on manuscript editing, students can take electives and learn about the emerging technologies and marketing tools that dramatically affect working professionals today.

Join us for this online information session to learn details about the program, admission requirements and how to get started.

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Master of Science in Threat and Response Management Online Information Session
2/09

Master of Science in Threat and Response Management Online Information Session

Tue., Feb. 9
12:00 PM–1:00 PM CST
Online
$0.00

The Master of Science in Threat and Response Management is a multidisciplinary program of study designed to prepare public health professionals, law enforcement officials, fire and emergency personnel, medical and nursing professionals, policy makers, and those in related fields to respond to and recover from complex incidents regardless of their size or cause. Join us for an information session to learn more about the program and how to apply.

A link to the online meeting room will be provided in your registration confirmation email.​

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Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics Online Information Session
2/09

Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics Online Information Session

Tue., Feb. 9
4:00 PM–5:00 PM CST
Online
$0.00

Biomedical informatics is one of the fastest growing interdisciplinary fields in the country and is now being offered to qualified applicants as a master's degree program at the University of Chicago Graham School. Students completing the program will be prepared with the necessary knowledge and technical skills to tackle everyday management issues and to guide large projects in clinical and research settings.

The program has been developed in collaboration with the University of Chicago:

  • Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Computation Institute
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Public Health Sciences

Join us for an online information session on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 4 to 5 pm to learn program details and admission requirements as well as chat with program Director, Suzanne Cox, PhD.

Please visit Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics to learn more.

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Graduate Student-at-Large in Business Information Session
2/10

Graduate Student-at-Large in Business Information Session

Wed., Feb. 10
6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
$0.00

Successful MBA graduates have improved business practices, advanced cutting-edge research, and influenced important areas of the economy, society, and the environment. Earning an MBA from an elite business program will provide you with the leadership skills you need to have a successful career in any field.

Applicants admitted to the Graduate Student-at-Large in Business program are able to register for classes at the Chicago Booth School of Business. GSALB will help you explore academic and cultural fit, provide opportunities to interact with faculty, build your network of professional colleagues, and hone your leadership skills.

The GSAL information session will focus on program information, expectations, and deadlines. There will be a panel discussion with current Booth students, a Q&A with the Booth admissions team, and time to speak individually with staff members and students.

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Project Management Online Information Session
2/10

Project Management Online Information Session

Wed., Feb. 10
12:00 PM–1:00 PM
Online
$0.00

Please join us for an online information session to learn more about the University of Chicago's Project Management Certificates and classes.  Find out about admissions and program requirements as well as have an opportunity to ask questions about the programming.

You may download a PDF of our schedule and our course descriptions.

The University of Chicago Graham School is a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) and has been approved to issue Professional Development Units (PDUs).  Each class offers 16 PDUs.

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Works of the Mind: Poetry and the Undiscovered Self
2/14

Works of the Mind: Poetry and the Undiscovered Self

Sun., Feb. 14
1:00 PM
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St
$0.00

These free public lectures are offered on Sundays at 1 pm October through May at the Chicago Cultural Center.


Unlimited slots available
 
 
 
Webinar: Publication Strategy in Clinical Research
2/17

Webinar: Publication Strategy in Clinical Research

Wed., Feb. 17
6:30 PM–7:00 PM
Online
$0.00

Speaker Bio: Clarice L. Copeman has over 13 years of experience in new medical product development and has been working in project and program management for major medical device companies, in multiple therapeutic areas, for nearly 10 years. Clarice has extensive experience in all aspects of clinical strategy and clinical project development, execution, close-out and presentation of results in both pre-and-post approval studies in multiple geographies.

Program Information: The post-baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance will help to meet the ever-growing demand for professionals with specialized training. Students will learn current principles in medical research and research study design; laws, regulations, protocols, and ethical standards governing clinical trials and testing on human subjects; as well as the ability to apply statistical concepts to study design and the evaluation of results. Join us for this online information session to learn details about the program, admission requirements and how to get started.

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CANCELED: Medical Ethics: Who Decides, and On What Basis?
2/20

CANCELED: Medical Ethics: Who Decides, and On What Basis?

Sat., Feb. 20
10:00 PM–4:00 PM
Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr
Chicago, IL 60611
$115.00

Decisions about medical treatment take place in the context of changing health care systems, changing ideas about rights and obligations, and among doctors and patients who have diverse religious and cultural backgrounds. By means of historical, philosophical, and medical readings, this course will examine such issues as paternalism, autonomy, the commodification of the body, and the enhancement of mental and/or physical characteristics.


 
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Joint Lecture on Selected Topics in Finance and Marketing
2/23

Joint Lecture on Selected Topics in Finance and Marketing

Tue., Feb. 23
6:00 PM–7:00 PM
Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
$0.00

Join us for this joint lecture on "The Current State of Marketing" and "Labor Markets: The Natural Rate, Education & Job Growth" hosted by The University of Chicago Graham School's Financial Decision Making Certificate Program and Integrated Marketing Certificate Program. Please fill out your contact information below to register.

Speaker Bios:
Ilan Geva is an independent marketing and branding consultant serving clients in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East from his office in Chicago. He has held prior executive marketing positions at Ogilvy & Mather, Leo Burnett, and Frankel & Co. Geva received the 2006 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award.

William Strauss, M.A., is senior economist and economic advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and a Past President of the Chicago Association of Business Economists. Mr. Strauss holds an M.A. in economics from Northwestern University. Strauss received the 2010 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award.

Program Information:
The Financial Decision Making Certificate Program is designed for emerging professionals who want to launch a career in finance, refocus on business management basics, or prepare for a top-ranked MBA program.Two rigorous required courses, Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance, lay a foundation for any successful career involving business finance. Two additional electives focus on other relevant financial areas, including economics and managerial analysis, and help provide an overall understanding of the financial industry today.

The Integrated Marketing Certificate Program is designed for emerging professionals who want to launch their marketing career or refresh it with new thinking. By taking courses in marketing, advertising, social media, web analytics, and public relations taught by high-level professionals, students will develop an understanding of the marketing industry today and will learn how to shape its future. With three core courses focused on building a solid marketing foundation and a variety of elective courses focused on traditional and new media, the Integrated Marketing Certificate program prepares students to become leaders and innovators.

Register


 
Visual Arts Certificate Program Information Session
2/24

Visual Arts Certificate Program Information Session

Wed., Feb. 24
6:00 PM–7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
$0.00

Join us for an information session on the Visual Arts Certificate Program at the Hyde Park Art Center on Wednesday, February 24 at 6 pm. The evening will bring together alumni, current students, prospective students, and staff.

The event will kick off with a guest speaker, presenting on Professional Development in the Arts in and around Chicago. We will then spend some time describing the Visual Arts program, and answering any questions. We will wrap up with time for socializing and networking.

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Webinar: Medical Writing and Editing as a Career
2/24

Webinar: Medical Writing and Editing as a Career

Wed., Feb. 24
6:30 PM–7:00 PM
Online
$0.00

Speaker Bio:
Tom Lang, MA is an international consultant and trainer in medical communications. Formerly Manager of Medical Editing Services at the Cleveland Clinic, he has long been involved in developing reporting standards for evidence-based medicine. His books, How to Report Statistics in Medicine and How to Write, Publish, and Present in the Health Sciences are standard references in medical writing. He has received teaching awards from the American Medical Writers Association, the American Statistical Association, and the University of Chicago. His master’s degree in Communication is from the Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California.

Program Information
The University of Chicago Graham School's Certificate in Medical Writing and Editing is designed to teach students the fundamentals and best practices of crisp, clear, and sophisticated medical writing and editing. The certificate offers a mix of online and face-to-face courses focused on writing and editing, taught by experienced instructors working in the medical publishing field.

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