Committees & Centers

Nobel Laureate Robert E. Lucas, Jr., Professor of Economics, to be awarded the Division's prestigious Phoenix Prize

In recognition of his outstanding and loyal service to the University of Chicago and the enormous influence his work has had on the field of Economics, Robert E. Lucas, Jr., will be presented the Phoenix Prize from the Division of the Social Sciences. 

 

According to David Nirenberg, Dean of the Division of the Social Sciences, Professor Lucas has
 

Alumni Weekend 2015: Social Sciences & Neubauer Collegium Programs

Time is running out to register for Alumni Weekend, June 4-7, 2015. This year's Social Sciences related programing features the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, which focuses on the Humanities and the humanistic Social Sciences, supports faculty projects across the University, and brings scholars to UChicago from across the globe. 

Current program includes:

June 6

Division plans for University's 125th anniversary celebration

The Division of the Social Sciences is partnering with the Secretary of the University's Office to align anniversary celebrations during 2015-2016. Many departments and centers within (and affiliated with) the Division are celebrating anniversaries ranging from 25 years to 75 years. The Dean's Office is in the early stages of planning an event and exhibit for November 13, 2015, coinciding with the anniversary of the opening of the Social Science Research Building.