archive-edu.com » EDU » U » UCHICAGO.EDU

Total: 226

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • International House at the University of Chicago
    Through the Global Voices Community Co sponsorship Program International House offers its conference venues performance space and professional support to educational and cultural organizations as part of an ongoing effort to foster programs that raise awareness of important contemporary global issues Learn English English as a Second Language classes at International House at the University of Chicago offer the opportunity to build English language skills and to increase understanding and enjoyment of life in the United States Quarterly Classes English Language Institute Tutoring Program Special Interest Classes Workshops International Spouse Partners Program English as a Second Language Summer Institute Frequently Asked Questions Alumni Since 1932 International House has transformed the lives of more than 40 000 residents representing all areas of the world As they shape our world International House alumni share pride in an extraordinary tradition of community excellence and global leadership Alumni Weekend 2014 Notable International House Alumni Alumni Friends Newsletter Donor Profiles Previous Next 2014 Language and Culture Tables A Graduate Innovation Grant Initiative Join our global community Apply for 2014 2015 Housing Your home away from home Explore Life at International House Global Voices Performing Arts Lecture Series Public Events English Language Institute 2014 Autumn Quarter Classes Announced Community Co Sponsorship Program Alumni Friends Looking Back at Alumni Weekend 2014 International Houses Worldwide Directors Meet in Darwin Australia Events News Thu Oct 30 2014 Graham Fuller ISIS and the Challenge to Leadership in the Middle East Join us as Graham E Fuller and Robert A Pape discuss ISIS the latest threat to stability in the Middle East and the absence of leadership in a region that has been embroiled in war revolution and racial persecution Fuller is currently Adjunct Professor of History at Simon Fraser University after an esteemed career with the CIA the National Intelligence Council and the RAND Corporation He is an expert on political Islam and the geopolitics of the Muslim world Fuller is joined by Robert A Pape a Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago specializing in international security affairs Wed Nov 12 2014 Global Voices Author Night with Robert Howse Robert Howse is the Lloyd C Nelson Professor of International Law at New York University Law School where he serves on the advisory board of the Center for Law and Philosophy In his new book Leo Strauss Man of Peace Howse provides new readings of Strauss s confrontation with fascist Nazi jurist Carl Schmitt his debate with Alexandre Kojève about philosophy and tyranny and his works on Machiavelli and Thucydides and examines Strauss s lectures on Kant s Perpetual Peace and Grotius s Rights of War and Peace Moving beyond gossip and innuendo about Strauss s followers and the Bush administration Howse provides an analysis of Strauss s writings on political violence and in stark contrast to popular perception Strauss emerges as a man of peace favorably disposed to international law and skeptical of imperialism a critic of radical ideologies right and left who warns of the dangers

    Original URL path: http://ihouse.uchicago.edu/ (2014-11-03)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International House at the University of Chicago
    students and scholars from around the world to live and learn together in a diverse residential community that builds lifelong qualities of leadership respect and friendship This mission is achieved by daily interaction among its residents through programs facilities and residential life designed to foster diversity of thought and experience A History of International Cultural Exchange International House was conceived by the late YMCA official Harry Edmonds following a chance encounter with a lonely Chinese graduate student in 1909 The philanthropy of John D Rockefeller Jr and the Cleveland H Dodge family led to the construction of the first International House in New York City in 1924 Founded in 1932 by John D Rockefeller Jr International House of Chicago is today one of 17 members of the International Houses Worldwide network For over 80 years the International House of Chicago experience of international cultural exchange in a diverse community has transformed the lives of more than 40 000 people Host to the World In addition to supporting our residents International House also serves the greater Chicago community as a cultural and intellectual center for a wide array of programs Over 200 public programs are held each year at International House These include music and cultural performances outreach programs with Chicago area international organizations collaborations with foreign consulates language exchanges and discussions and forums and debates led by distinguished guest speakers through the Global Voices Performing Arts and Lecture Program The role and mission of International House are more compelling now than ever An increasingly interdependent world has made global understanding an essential attribute for all our communities International House in its role as Host to the World makes an important contribution to the intellectual and cultural fabric of the Chicago region Visit International House s Photographic Archive The International House

    Original URL path: http://ihouse.uchicago.edu/about/ (2014-11-03)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International House at the University of Chicago
    Three Our Application Review Process Step Four Admissions Decisions Step Five Assignments What to Bring Linen Program Contact Us Admission Inquiries 773 753 2280 i house housing uchicago edu Fellowship Inquiries 773 753 2272 i house programs uchicago edu Facebook Twitter YouTube Mail Tumblr Subscribe to our Newsletter Sign up to receive news and announcements about International House public events Admissions Fellowships Your Home Away From Home More than just a residence hall living at International House is an experience that will bring you face to face with students from around the globe International House is a dynamic program center and residence for approximately 500 students from over fifty countries who are affiliated with educational professional and cultural institutions in and around Chicago In addition to serving as a vibrant residential community International House also serves the greater Chicago community as a cultural and intellectual center for a wide range of diverse public programs To ensure that future generations will have the opportunity to enjoy the I House experience we have recently undergone a 31 million dollar restoration effort to upgrade our facility As part of this effort all our residential sleeping rooms have been completely refurbished All of these rooms are singles that include a twin or queen size bed a desk and chair bookshelves a dresser and a wardrobe All residential floors have a common bathroom Additionally there are a limited number of rooms with sinks or that share a semi private bathroom All rooms have a University of Chicago telephone and data network access both wired and wireless The building has many other outstanding features and we encourage you to take a minute to learn more about our community spaces If you re ready to get started please continue to read information on our admissions process For

    Original URL path: http://ihouse.uchicago.edu/admissions_fellowships/ (2014-11-03)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International House at the University of Chicago
    Davis Projects for Peace Grants 2014 Davis Grant Recipients Kelli Bosak Hasta Colman Shauna Taylor 2014 Class Gift Fund Resident Handbook Kitchen Resources Payment Policy Deadlines Payment Plans for non College House Residents Check In and Check Out Procedures Deposit Refunds Noise and Quiet Hours Visitor Policy Transportation Storage Laundry Facilities Documents Forms for Current Residents Submit a Work Order Maintenance and Repair Requests Breaks and Interim Periods No Smoking Policy Contact Us Residential Life and Program inquiries 773 753 2272 i house programs uchicago edu Facebook Twitter YouTube Mail Tumblr Subscribe to our Newsletter Sign up to receive news and announcements about International House public events Living Welcome Home to International House As a current resident at International House you will find many opportunities to become a part of this dynamic and diverse community This homepage is a portal meant to disseminate information and give you access to resources that you may need while you are living at International House Explore this section to learn about upcoming resident events and how you can get involved in International House life Take a look around and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions For students living in the College Houses at International House Thompson House Shorey House Booth House and Phoenix House please refer to the College Housing website for information regarding the College Houses at International House Contact Us The service clerks at the International House front desk are available to answer any questions that you may have in person 24 hours a day 7 days a week or via phone at 773 753 2270 Additionally the programming staff including the Assistant Director for Residential Programs and the Community Fellows are available to answer your questions throughout your time at International House Please contact them

    Original URL path: http://ihouse.uchicago.edu/living/ (2014-11-03)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International House at the University of Chicago
    Series About our Public Programming International House is more than just a residence for individuals from around the world A wide array of programs and activities are offered at International House throughout the year Music and cultural performances outreach programs with Chicago area international organizations including foreign consulates orientation programs and visits around Chicago language exchanges and discussions forums and debates led by distinguished guest speakers are among the hundreds of activities held throughout the year Many programs are co sponsored with University departments as well as numerous student organizations on campus Programs and activities have been developed to enrich the student experience International House also serves the increasingly international interests of the Chicago community Programs are designed to bring different segments of the Chicago area community into the academic universe of students Featured Events Mon Oct 27 2014 Moving Dialogs Global Exchange Asia s Influence Rescheduled from Tuesday October 28 speakers include Eddy Ocampo co artistic director of LevelDANCE and 2005 inductee to the Filipino Hall of Fame by the Filipino Association of America joined by HT Chen acclaimed New York based choreographer who has explored cultural intersectios for more than 30 years along with other international artists and local scholars to be announced Wang Yuanyuan Artistic Director of the Beijing Dance Theater and Choreographer of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will also be speaking Moderator Phil Reynolds an expert on Asian dance and Director of The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago will ignite a thought provoking conversation about Asian culture through the lens of Asian dance styles and forms Learn More Tue Nov 18 2014 Science and Cinema Argonne Lecture with Marius Stan Dr Marius Stan is a Senior Computational Energy Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory who also played Bogdan Wolynetz the car wash owner and one

    Original URL path: http://ihouse.uchicago.edu/events/ (2014-11-03)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International House at the University of Chicago
    music or dance performance a lecture conference or symposium an international film festival or a cultural celebration International House presents public programming that advances cross cultural understanding and promotes opportunities for civic discourse on community national and world affairs For over 80 years programs such as our Global Voices Program have provided Chicago s citizens universities cultural institutions and community groups meaningful engagement with master artists scholars and leading figures from the world stage Situated in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world and located on the campus of the University of Chicago International House builds on its historic and educational position as it continues to expand its role as presenter and co sponsor of innovative internationally focused programs Global Voices Community Co sponsorship Program Through the Global Voices Community Co sponsorship Program International House offers its conference venues performance space and professional support to educational and cultural organizations as part of an ongoing effort to foster culturally authentic programs and to raise awareness of contemporary global issues We invite your group to apply for Global Voices Community Co sponsorship when planning your next public event A Rich History There are five original International Houses in Berkeley Chicago New York Paris and Tokyo They were all built with funds provided by John D Rockefeller Jr at the suggestion of Harry Edmonds a YMCA official Both men believed that if American and foreign students could live work and study together in a comfortable multicultural environment this would lead to friendships and increased international understanding Since International House at the University of Chicago first opened its doors in 1932 it has provided a home away from home for nearly 40 000 individuals from around the world Designed by the legendary Chicago architectural firm of Holabird and Root International House

    Original URL path: http://ihouse.uchicago.edu/sponsorships_venues/ (2014-11-03)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International House at the University of Chicago
    classes at International House at the University of Chicago offer the opportunity to build English language skills and to increase understanding and enjoyment of life in the United States Take the individual courses of your choice or design an intensive program by choosing multiple courses at the level appropriate for you All courses are open to University students international students their family members as well as people from the wider community There are no prior language or test score requirements and you do not need a visa to attend Note These classes are not part of the accredited program of the University of Chicago they will not qualify you for student status or a student visa Autumn Quarter Classes October 6 November 26 Registration and classes take place at International House Students are invited to attend the Information Registration Fair offered on Tuesday September 30 and Thursday October 2 from 1 30 p m to 4 30 p m to consult with a program specialist and decide which classes are suited for them Please use the links in the menu to the left to learn about our Autumn Quarter classes and to see the Class Schedule and Registration Form Join

    Original URL path: http://ihouse.uchicago.edu/learn_english/ (2014-11-03)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International House at the University of Chicago
    events Alumni Friends Find Friends Manage your profile update your contact information post photos network become a mentor and more Find Friends Update your profile Making Life Count Gift planning options to benefit both you and International House Bill and Ann Burton Donor Profile Ralph and Marta Nicholas Donor Profile Learn more about Gift Planning Gift Planning Newsletter Life Enriched A native of Tolmezzo Italy Daniele Macuglia is a second year PhD student studying the history and philosophy of science Daniele shares his culture with the International House community Brazilian PhD student André Luis Pulcherio lives the mission of International House Volunteer You ve experienced firsthand the transformative nature of a UChicago education Now share your knowledge and experience with others Regularly volunteering just a few hours of your time provides valuable support to the community your peers future students and the ongoing vitality of the University Save the Date 2015 UChicago Volunteer Caucus New York City held February 21 Volunteer or Get Involved with Alumni Clubs Help Support International House We invite you to support this unique global community with a tax deductible gift to the International House Annual Fund Your gift helps sustain and strengthen the International House mission one that remains vital in today s global society Annual Fund Gifts Make your gift today Publications for I House Alumni Friends I House Annual Report on Activities 2013 2014 I House Annual Report on Activities 2012 2013 I House Life Newsletter University of Chicago Magazine University of Chicago Alumni Association Events A Celebration of Leaders in Philanthropy Held June 5 2014 Each year the University hosts an event to honor our top annual and lifetime donors This year s A Celebration of Leaders in Philanthropy recognition event was an interactive Knowledge Fair The aim of the fair was

    Original URL path: http://ihouse.uchicago.edu/alumni/ (2014-11-03)
    Open archived version from archive