Events & News
Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
Join International House and the UChicago Institute of Politics as we welcome journalist Tatiana Schlossberg to dive into the question at the center of the climate change debate: how much impact can individual actions have, and what level of change can only be achieved through systemic reform?
Sat., Nov. 02, 2019
Join International House in welcoming this year's Chicago Humanities Festival. For 30 years the Chicago Humanities Festival has brought compelling speakers and thoughtful programming to Chicago. Our hope is that you leave Festival programs transformed— with new insights and perspectives that change how you see yourself, your community, and our world. This year, it’s all about Power!
John B. Goodenough, SM’50, PhD’52, was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry this week for his pioneering role in developing the lithium-ion batteries that now power our cell phones, laptop computers, and electric cars. Goodenough, originally from Germany, was a resident at International House of Chicago from 1946-51.
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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.