Alumni & Friends

UChicago Alumni Travel Exposition

Dreaming of adventures, but not sure where to begin? Set your sights on new shores at the UChicago Alumni Travel Exposition!

Join Alumni Travel on October 1 for an exciting all-day event including travel-themed lectures from esteemed faculty, informational panels from our tour operators, Q&A with the Alumni Travel team, networking opportunities, booths showcasing UChicago’s presence around the world including International Houses Worldwide—and, of course, a chance to learn all about our upcoming 2021 and 2022 tours.

As the world reopens slowly, the resumption of travel will look different for everyone. Whether you’d like some questions answered before you travel again or you just want to learn about some off-the-beaten-track destinations, the UChicago Alumni Travel Exposition will have something for everyone!

This event is being hosted on Hopin. | October 1–2, 2021 | 07:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (CDT)

For more information and to register, visit the UChicago Alumni & Friends website.

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I-House alumna Zhenan Bao, SM'93, PhD'95, is department chair and K.K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University. Bao founded the Stanford Wearable Electronics Initiative in 2016 and serves as the faculty director.



I-House alumnus Luis Miranda, ’89
Chairman and Co-Founder
Indian School of Public Policy

The World War II-era Chicago school of meteorology that decoded weather forecasting

As students left Hyde Park to go to war after Pearl Harbor was bombed in late 1941, cadets took their place. “By 1942 all available dormitory space had been consigned to military programs,” writes College dean John W. Boyer in The University of Chicago: A History. International House was filled with meteorology cadets and Red Cross volunteers, and the Reynolds Club became the institute’s headquarters.