Anthropology professor Susan Gal receives faculty excellence award

Mae & Sidney G. Metzl Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology, of Linguistics, and of Social Sciences in the College, Susan Gal has been selected to receive a 2013-2014 Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. This award honors faculty members for their achievements in classroom teaching and for their special contributions in encouraging the work of graduate students.

UChicago Faculty Technology Day

The UChicago Umbrella Initiative invites you to attend the 5th annual Faculty Technology Day on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  We are proud to announce this year’s plenary session and keynote address:

Plenary Panel:

UChicago Makerspaces and Innovation Labs


Lessons Learned from Teaching a UChicago MOOC by John H. Cochrane, AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Chicago Booth School of Business

Jean Bethke Elshtain, scholar of religion and political philosophy, 1941-2013

Jean Bethke Elshtain, one of the nation’s most prominent and provocative thinkers on religion, political philosophy, and ethics, died Sunday following a major cardiac incident earlier this summer. She was 72.

Elshtain was the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics in the Divinity School, Political Science, and the Committee on International Relations at the University of Chicago.