We offer credit and noncredit learning opportunities in a variety of subjects, from more traditional disciplines such as literature and philosophy, to business-oriented courses, to master’s degrees. Our courses are conveniently located in-person at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center and NBC Tower in downtown Chicago, and are primarily in the evening and on weekends, to fit the schedule of working adults. We also offer online courses, for those not located in Chicago, or who wish to study from home.
Copyright for Publishing Professionals provides a thorough and practical overview of copyright, focusing on the needs of professionals in editorial roles.
In this course, students will learn to apply data analysis, data visualization and data storytelling methods to analyze and describe patterns, and to iteratively form and test hypotheses related to the business questions.
Strategic Leaders in today’s complex organizations understand that harnessing the power of their team’s unique skills and talents is far more productive than honing in on individual contributions. In order to do this, effective leaders must have the ability to communicate effectively, build relationships, influence without authority, and demons
Social media is an essential tool for companies who want to connect with their target audience, and it is critical to any serious marketing plan. In this hands-on class, students will analyze and execute social media strategies for companies, brands, and organizations.
As professional project managers in today’s complex, dynamic, and global world we are constantly reminded that must strive to “meet and exceed” our customer’s expectations.
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of medical copyediting. The class examines the mechanics of language and usage as well as editing concepts specific to medical manuscripts.
Learn how to write literarily relevant sex scenes to develop character and plot in memoir, novel, or short story. This is not an erotica writing workshop, but rather a class dedicated to a unique and powerful craft tool.
Plato in his own voice? The Seventh Letter vs. the Dialogues
The impact of the Seventh Letter on interpreting Plato's dialogues
MEDLINE and Beyond will introduce you to practical techniques for improving your search skills related to looking for trustworthy medical, nursing and health care information online. How to use concepts such as the reference interview to shape your approach to a web search will be covered. We will explore different ways to craft a MEDLINE sear
A close reading of Cormac McCarthy's novel All the Pretty Horses combined with reading and consideration of major critical commentaries
August 1913, Vienna. Something big is in the air, but it is not the great celebration of the seventieth anniversary of Emperor Franz Joseph’s rule anticipated by many. It is World War I and the interwar period with its fascist populism and escalating ethnic prejudice.
The Year 4 Spring Seminar focuses on readings related to the founding and early years of the United States. The Tutorial is a close reading of Plato’s dialogue Phaedo, which explores the nature of the soul and death. Course code: BASC40303
The Year 1 Seminar explores human nature and the problem of evil in political, social, and individual contexts. The Tutorial is a close reading of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Course code: BASC10303
The Year 2 Spring Seminar focuses on philosophical and psychological ideas about human nature and morality. The Year 2 Spring Tutorial is a close reading of the Bible's Old Testament.
The Year 3 Spring Seminar focuses on philosophical and psychological ideas about human nature and morality. The Tutorial is a close reading of Dante’s most famous work, Inferno.
This discussion/lecture course will focus on the relation between the U.S. Congress and the Presidency, looking at a few different topics of historical and contemporary interest. Structurally, the Constitution separates power, and American politics is a constant struggle between the branches for policy primacy.
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the process and procedures of monitoring a clinical trial as a clinical research associate working for a pharmaceutical or device manufacturer (known as the sponsor). The course is focused on trials conducted under U.S. FDA applications (INDs and IDEs).
How do we understand the art that has come out of the great art revolutions of the late 19th century and early 20th century in France? Even a viewer who is equipped with basic principles for viewing art may be at a loss in addressing modern visual work.
Where does your writing come from? How can you access the deeper realms? In this class, we will experiment with different forms of meditation and visualization, in service of our writing. This is a generative workshop for writers at all levels.
Through novels reflecting the diversity of "English" literature today, we'll explore the way writers of the last fifty years, taking on the cataclysmic events of mid-century, supplant images and formal methods of previous literary eras with a new aesthetic that might guide us into the future.
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