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  University of Chicago Med Ctr: For Medical Professionals
University of Chicago Aeromedical Network (UCAN): UCAN is the air medical service of the University of Chicago Hospitals.
Managed Care: The University of Chicago Hospitals have developed relationships with many managed care organizations and is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective services to enrollees.
Medicine on the Midway: Medicine on the Midway is a publication for alumni, faculty, students and friends of the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division and Pritzker School of Medicine.
www.uchospitals.edu /professionals   (587 words)

  
  University of Chicago - College Closeup
In addition to the undergraduate liberal arts college, the University of Chicago is composed of four graduate divisions, six graduate professional schools, the extensive library system, the Graham School of General Studies, the Laboratory Schools, and the University of Chicago Press.
Chicago’s undergraduate curriculum is designed to give students the opportunity to fully participate in the intellectual life of a world-renowned research university.
One of the strengths of the University of Chicago is that the campus maintains excellent academic facilities that serve the community as a whole.
www.petersons.com /ugchannel/code/idd.asp?sponsor=36&inunId=9162   (1815 words)

  
  University of Chicago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chicago was one of the first universities in the country to be conceived as a combination of the American interdisciplinary liberal arts college and the German research university.
The centerpiece of the University of Chicago is the undergraduate college, known as the College of the University of Chicago.
The University of Chicago's University Theater is one of the oldest student-run theatre organizations in the country, involving as many as 500 members of the university community, producing 30 to 35 shows a year, and selling on the order of 10,000 tickets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Chicago   (5639 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : University of Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The University is located eight miles (13 km) south of the Loop in the Chicago neighborhoods of Hyde Park and Woodlawn.
Chicago is also home to the Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the nation’s oldest prize for undergraduate teaching (founded in 1938), which is highly coveted amongst the faculty.
University of Chicago is sometimes confused with the University of Illinois at Chicago, a public university.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /University_of_Chicago   (2118 words)

  
 College Profiles - University of Chicago
Chicago's reputation for holding students to high standards gives graduates of the University an edge in employment and graduate school searches; in its century of existence, Chicago has come to be known as one of the most prestigious institutions in the world.
Chartered in 1890, the University of Chicago is a private institution with a reputation for academic excellence.
Chicago's commitment to fundamentals and to a faculty known the world over for breaking new intellectual ground gives students a solid foundation and an inspiring example for academic pursuits.
www.collegeprofiles.com /chicago.html   (983 words)

  
 Chicago Life
The University is a charter member of the University Athletic Association (UAA), an NCAA Division III conference.
During Chicago's early years as a member of the Big Ten Conference, the athletics program counted numerous distinguished scholar-athletes among its ranks, including 1910 Rhodes Scholar Edwin Hubble, a basketball player who later became a distinguished scientist for whom the Hubble Space telescope is named.
The recreational facilities of the University are open to students, faculty members, full-time employees, alumni, and their spouses and children.
chicagolife.uchicago.edu /student/get_physical.shtml   (1182 words)

  
 University of Chicago Athletics
CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago wrestling team was cited as a Top-20 Scholar Team, and three individuals received Scholar All-America honors as the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced its 2006-07 award recipients for the NCAA Division III.
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- University of Chicago senior Phil Kruzel (Elmhurst, Ill./ Fenwick) garnered All-America recognition by virtue of an eighth-place finish at the 2007 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship.
CHICAGO -- Led by five conference champions, including the top newcomer, the University of Chicago wrestling team captured the University Athletic Association championship Saturday at the Ratner Athletics Center.
athletics.uchicago.edu /wrestling/wr.htm   (114 words)

  
 THE CHICAGO SCHOOL
In its strictest sense, the "Chicago School" refers to the approach of the members of the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago over the past century.
It was the Second Chicago School that is often accused of being the modern version of Manchester School liberalism (or, as some maintain, the more conservative tradition of American apologism).
For the longest time, Chicago was the only school in America not swept by the Keynesian Revolution (the presence of Lloyd A. Metzler for a brief period on the faculty was exceptional).
cepa.newschool.edu /het/schools/chicago.htm   (1790 words)

  
 University of Chicago News Office: More than a century of discovery
When the University of Chicago was founded in 1891, William Rainey Harper, the University’s first President, envisioned a university that was “‘bran splinter new,’ and yet as solid as the ancient hills.” His institution would be a modern research university, combining an English-style undergraduate college and a German-style graduate research institute.
The University of Chicago fulfilled Harper’s dream, quickly becoming a national leader in higher education and research.
The fields of research that originated at the University of Chicago and are now known as “Law and Economics”; and the “Chicago Schools” of Economics, Sociology and Literary Criticism.
www-news.uchicago.edu /resources/century.html   (561 words)

  
 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO under Title III of the ...
The University shall ensure that any of its facilities that are designed and constructed for first occupancy after September 1, 2006 (“future construction”), are designed and constructed in compliance with the new construction provisions of the ADA and its implementing regulation, 28 C.F.R. Pt.
The University shall, with the assistance of that firm, survey and evaluate those aspects of the University campus required to be surveyed by this Agreement and produce the reports required by this Agreement.
The University shall ensure that, by no later than October 1, 2006, and at all times during the effective dates of this agreement, its fixed-route and demand responsive transportation systems are in compliance with the provisions of 42 U.S.C. §§; 12182 (b)(2)(B) and (c), and specifically with the requirements of this paragraph.
www.ada.gov /unichicagosa.htm   (3392 words)

  
 University of Chicago
Bakhtiar Yamini, M.D. The University of Chicago Hospital
The Brain Tumor Center at the University of Chicago Hospitals offers a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to the care of adult and pediatric patients with tumors of the central nervous system.
At the University of Chicago Hospitals, the neuropathologists are experts at differentiating different tumor types, so you can be confident that the diagnosis is correct.
www.chicagobraintumors.org /gen_info.htm   (469 words)

  
 Eligibility & Acceptable Use
University information technology is for University faculty, students, and staff to use for core University purposes.
Examples are plentiful: using a University phone to make a dentist appointment, a University-connected personal computer to host small-scale personal (but non-commercial) Web pages, University servers to send and receive for modest amounts of personal electronic mail, a University fax machine to get a vacation itinerary from a travel agent, and the like.
The University of Chicago supports networked information resources to further its mission of research and instruction and to foster a community of shared inquiry.
www.uchicago.edu /docs/policies/eaup   (3148 words)

  
 University of Chicago Athletics
CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago announced today the fifth induction class of the University's Athletics Hall of Fame.
CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago men's basketball team has received an at-large bid to the 2007 NCAA Division III Championship.
CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago men's soccer team has received a bid to compete in the 2006 NCAA Division III Championship.
www.uchicago.edu /student/athletics   (438 words)

  
 Epilepsy
University of Chicago scientists and neurologists pioneered multimodal imaging techniques which provide a detailed look at electrical activity inside the brain to pinpoint the source of abnormal activity.
Using technology developed at the University of Chicago Hospitals, experts can look at a three-dimensional model of the patient's brain, rotate the image, "open" it, and probe inside to plan the neurosurgical procedure.
Patients are admitted to the University of Chicago Hospitals for up to two weeks, where anti-convulsant drugs are gradually withdrawn so that seizures will occur with more frequency and severity.
ucneurology.uchicago.edu /Epilepsy/epilepsy.html   (1028 words)

  
 University of Chicago: Department of Economics
The Chicago Workshop on Black-White Inequality, June 21st in Madison, Wisconsin: The third meeting of the Chicago Workshop on Black-White Inequality, sponsored by the Searle Freedom Trust, will form the fourth day of the Institute for Research on Poverty's Summer Research Workshop at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Friedman was the Paul Snowden Russell Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and was a member of the department of economics at the University of Chicago from 1946 to 1976.
Together with other University of Chicago economists, including George Stigler, Friedman's cogent and persuasive views on the virtues of free markets spawned the so-called "Chicago School" of economics.
economics.uchicago.edu   (1158 words)

  
 The Division of Biological Sciences, University of Chicago
The National Institutes of Health is awarding separate research awards to four young University of Chicago scientists totaling $8 million to conduct promising but unconventional research that could lead to new medical treatments and a better understanding of the factors that contribute to problem adolescent behavior...
The first study to look at sexual function in very long-term female survivors of genital-tract cancer found that these women were pleased with the quality of their cancer care but less satisfied with the emotional support and information they received about dealing with the effects of the disease and treatment on sexuality...
University of Chicago paleontologist Mark Webster reports this finding in the July 27 issue of the journal Science.
www.bsd.uchicago.edu   (1926 words)

  
 University of Chicago Med Ctr: About the University of Chicago Medical Center
The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) has been at the forefront of medicine since 1927, when we cared for our first patients.
Medical Center physicians are members of the University of Chicago Physicians Group (UCPG), which includes more than 700 physicians and covers the full array of medical and surgical specialties.
These organizations are headed by James L. Madara, MD, chief executive officer for the University of Chicago Medical Center, dean of the Division of Biological Sciences, and vice president for medical affairs.
www.uchospitals.edu /about   (294 words)

  
 University of Chicago Swimming
Chicago -- University of Chicago Director of Athletics Tom Weingartner announced today that George Villarreal has been appointed head men's swimming coach and director of aquatics.
Cleveland, Ohio -- The University of Chicago men's and women's swimming teams both finished in eighth place at the 2003 University Athletic Association Championships held Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 13-15, at Case Western Reserve University.
Contact the University of Chicago sports information office.
www.uchicago.edu /student/athletics/swimming/sw.htm   (126 words)

  
 Chicago Pop Center | Home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) and its partners are sponsoring a Summer Research Institute to address essential conceptual, methodological and practical issues involved in planning and carrying out research that is jointly conducted by communities and researchers.
Brown University announces a likely opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate that may be of interest to social demographers.
The Population Research Center at NORC and the University of Chicago, now in its 22nd year, is an interdisciplinary research center designed to facilitate high-quality population research conducted by its researchers -- economists, sociologists, and other population scientists.
www.spc.uchicago.edu /prc   (1233 words)

  
 University of Chicago Med Ctr: Jobs
The University of Chicago Hospitals is consistently ranked as one of the most progressive and prestigious academic medical centers in the nation.
Whether you have many years of experience or are just beginning your career, we invite you to learn more about the opportunities at the University of Chicago Hospitals.
The University of Chicago Hospitals is an equal opportunity employer.
www.uchospitals.edu /jobs   (141 words)

  
 University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (Chicago GSB) - MBA Programs
Featuring the same faculty and flexible curriculum as the full-time program, the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs allow students to build their skills without interrupting their careers.
Courses are held at the Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago.
Offered in Chicago, London, and Singapore, the 20-month Executive MBA Program is designed for experienced managers seeking an intense professional development experience with an international flavor.
www.chicagogsb.edu /mbaprograms.aspx   (278 words)

  
 University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital: At the Forefront of Kids' Medicine
University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital: At the Forefront of Kids' Medicine
The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital is a state-of-the-art children's hospital.
The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital
www.uchicagokidshospital.org   (85 words)

  
 University of Chicago: Department of Economics
The service will be held in the University’s Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., and is being arranged jointly by the University and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Friedman was the Paul Snowden Russell Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and was a member of the department of economics at the University of Chicago from 1946 to 1976.
Together with other University of Chicago economists, including George Stigler, Friedman's cogent and persuasive views on the virtues of free markets spawned the so-called "Chicago School" of economics.
www.spc.uchicago.edu /Economics   (329 words)

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