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NEWS FROM CAMPUS

Battle hymn of the tiger cub

"I have to say I'm incredibly ambivalent about my childhood," writes Emily Wang, '14, in response to Amy Chua's notorious Wall Street Journal article, "Why Chinese mothers are superior."

"On one hand, I recognize that I was pushed to reach potentials that I wouldn't have realized otherwise," writes Wang. "On the other hand...." Read more of Wang's article in the Chicago Maroon.


First-years frequent CAPS

This academic year, 435 first-years have visited Career Planning and Advising Services—an increase of 68 percent over the previous year. Many of these students have come to CAPS several times, for career fairs, practice interviews, appointments with advisers, and more. In response to the surge in interest, walk-in hours have been extended this quarter and advisers are offering more scheduled appointment times.


Spring break housing

All residence halls, except the South Campus Residence Hall, close for spring break at 12 noon on Saturday, March 19. Dorm residents will be unable to enter during the break for any reason. Residence halls reopen at 8 a.m. on Sunday, March 27.

Dorm residents who want to remain in Hyde Park can stay in South Campus for free, but must find a South Campus resident willing to lend a room. For more information, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Student Housing.

Students who are returning to the House System after studying abroad will receive e-mail confirmation of their Spring Quarter assignment the week of March 2.

 

CHICAGO IN THE NEWS

All UChicago students in Cairo
evacuated safely


The University of Chicago evacuated two groups of students and one faculty member from Egypt to France on January 30 and 31. The program and language teaching will continue at the University's Center in Paris. Read more on the Study Abroad website.


 

 


NEWS YOU CAN USE

UChicago News for Parents and Families is a monthly
e-newsletter of events, topics, and news of particular interest to parents and families. Please send your comments and suggestions to parents@uchicago.edu.


UPCOMING EVENTS

March 3
Indianapolis, IN

An Evening with Professor Robert Pape

March 9
Singapore

Reception for John W. Boyer, Dean of the College

March 10
Chicago, IL

The Chicago Manual of Style: Styling Words for 100 Years

To attend a University event in your area, check out the Alumni and Friends site.


ABOUT UCHICAGO

Notable Alumni
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