Events & News
Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
The future is one of infinite possibilities. Is it possible to create a world without vaccines? Could we eradicate all diseases that need a vaccine? What if there was a resurgence of deadly disease? Could we move beyond the standard vaccine shot? Join the Museum of Science and Industry for our Infinite Futures Series as we discover what is happening in the world of vaccines today and how it will impact our health for the future. We will explore these questions and more through an interactive discussion with experts, Dr. Tina Tan, Dr. Olamide Jarrett and Dr. Nina Fefferman.
Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
International House looks forward to continuing to collaborate with the American Council on Germany. Save the date for a talk with Markus Meckel, former Foreign Minister of the GDR and former Member of the Bundestag (SPD), who will be reflecting on 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Davis Projects for Peace is an initiative for students at Davis United World College Scholars Program partner schools and International Houses Worldwide to design their own grassroots projects for the summer of 2020 - anywhere in the world - which promote peace and address the root causes of conflict among parties. Projects will be selected for funding up to $10,000 each. All I-House residents and Graduate Fellows may now register to apply.
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International House brings students and scholars into a global community. Through involvement with International House, students and scholars shape the community through their participation in various programs and by initiating their own events.
The mission of International House is to enable students and scholars from around the world to live and learn together in a diverse community that builds lifelong qualities of leadership, respect, and friendship.
The University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact, the most ambitious and comprehensive campaign in the University’s history, will raise $5 billion and engage 125,000 alumni to support faculty and researchers, practitioners and patients, and students and programs across the University.