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Grad Guide Weekly Highlights

December 18, 2014

Information and Registration Fair for Winter Quarter ESL Courses at International House

Tuesday, January 6, 1:30 - 4:30PM
International House

English as a Second Language classes at International House offer the opportunity to increase understanding and enjoyment of life in the United States. Students are invited to attend the Information & Registration Fair to consult with a program specialist and decide which classes are best suited for them. Classes are offered in a variety of levels and needs, from speaking and listening to writing for academic purposes, and are open to students at the University, their family members, as well as members of the wider community. Classes run from January 12th – March 5th.

The Chicago Center for Teaching’s Workshop on Teaching Portfolios

Thursday, January 8, 1:30 - 4:30PM
Weiboldt 310D/E

The Workshop on Teaching Portfolios is ONLY open to students who have completed the Seminar on Teaching Portfolios within the past 12 months.  Workshop discussion and activity revolve around portfolios submitted by participants.  Each participant will present a draft of two documents from his/her Teaching Portfolio two days before the workshop, and will receive feedback from the group. RSVP Required

CIE Healthy Chicago Innovation Challenge

Friday, January 16
Online Deadline

Interested in creating a healthier city? Submit your ideas for improving urban health, and you could get the chance to pilot it with the Chicago Department of Public Health! Submit an idea online by January 16th, and the top five ideas will be selected for a pitch contest on February 9th! Learn more by joining the CIE Healthy Chicago Innovation Challenge Facebook page or clicking here.

Message from
Deborah L. Nelson, Deputy Provost for Graduate Education

October 2014

It is an exciting time to be a graduate student at the University of Chicago because of the improved resources and programs now available to you. As the President and Provost have recently said, the University is making new investments to support graduate education and specifically your academic and career success.

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