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Mar 28 2024

Powering the Future: Energy Efficiency & More Housing Expo & Workshop

Join the latest in a series of workshops for residents of South Shore, Washington Park and Woodlawn presented by the South Side Housing Data Initiative.

Event
Mar 28 2024

UChicago Youth Internship Program Info Session

The University of Chicago Youth Internship Program (YIP) is a paid summer employment opportunity for South Side high school students that is focused on strengthening the pipeline to STEM careers. 

News
Mar 5 2024

University of Chicago, UChicago Medicine and City Colleges of Chicago announce healthcare education partnership in Washington Park neighborhood

Proposed facilities and programs would establish a healthcare career pipeline for South Side residents and support 600 jobs in Washington Park

News
Feb 6 2024

UChicago symposium connects diverse firms with decision-makers

Now in its 15th year, the Professional Services Symposium provides opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses

Event
Jan 8 2024

Entrepreneurship Essentials (E2): Intro to Tech for Non-Technical Founders 2024

A non-technical founder’s job is not to learn to code, but to successfully manage the technology production process and make sure it aligns with business goals. To do this, non-technical founders need to understand technology workflows, learn how to ask the right questions and collaborate with designers and developers.

Event
Dec 13 2023

Lessons & Carols For Christmas Eve 2023

The Rockefeller Chapel Choir and the Rockefeller Children’s Choir sing carols old and new at the beloved candlelit service of Lessons and Carols for Christmas Eve.

News
Dec 8 2023

Twenty years after UChicago Collegiate Scholars Program’s founding, early participants reflect on its ongoing impact

Since CSP’s founding in 2023, more than 900 CPS students from across the city have participated.

News
Dec 6 2023

Hyde Park Herald: South Side families create new traditions at Holly-Days

Hyde Park's Holly-Days event celebrated the holiday season with ice sculpting, a Black Santa Claus, and family-oriented activities, fostering new traditions and community unity in Chicago's South Side.

News
Nov 15 2023

Axios: Chicago is emerging as a quantum tech hub

The Chicago area is emerging as a national quantum technology leader, recently designated a quantum technology hub by the U.S. Department of Commerce. This recognition, bringing federal funding to local universities, coincides with the Chicago Quantum Summit in Hyde Park.

Event
Nov 14 2023

Do you know your rights and responsibilities as a tenant?

Attend this event to hear from legal experts on how to understand your lease, get free legal services, understand the eviction process for all housing types, and effectively communicate with your landlord.

News
Nov 7 2023

Machine learning: High school students in the Collegiate Scholars Program get to know robots

The Collegiate Scholars Program admits 50 rising sophomores each May. Over the next three years, they take summer courses like this one, many taught by UChicago faculty, and have access to dozens of workshops and activities during the school year—on academic subjects, college exploration and readiness, leadership, community service, and more.

News
Oct 19 2023

Arts Lawn, a community-centered space in Washington Park, celebrates opening

UChicago’s Arts + Public Life launches flexible area dedicated to outdoor arts programming, public green space and more