Watch Party for Inauguration of Paul Alivisatos as President of UChicago

Friday, October 29, 2021
Assembly Hall

Join us at International House as we gather to watch the Inauguration of Paul Alivisatos as its 14th president beginning at 10 a.m. on Oct. 29 at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. The ceremony, which will be webcast live on the inauguration website, will include welcome remarks from faculty, student, staff, and alumni representatives of the University community; a poetry reading by Prof. Srikanth Reddy, from his epic “Underworld Lit”; and musical performances featuring the work of Prof. Augusta Read Thomas. It also will feature guest speakers Carol Christ, chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley; and Prof. Steven Chu of Stanford University, former U.S. Secretary of Energy. Registration is required.

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