Leaders from the University of Chicago held a webinar for the global community on November 18 to address campus safety and security following recent shootings in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The event was held a week after the murder of UChicago graduate Shaoxiong “Dennis” Zheng, who was killed November 9 during a robbery near campus.
Kenneth Pomeranz, University Professor of Modern Chinese History in the Department of History and in the College, was recently appointed faculty director of the Hong Kong Faculty Advisory Board for the University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong.
Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty recently accepted an invitation to extend his tenure as faculty director of the University of Chicago Center in Delhi and chair of the Delhi Faculty Steering Committee through June 30, 2023.
The University of Chicago’s Department of Philosophy and Germanic Studies have a strong and prolific cooperation with the University of Leipzig in Germany that has transformed the field of philosophy and enriched the educational experience for students at both institutions.
In July 2019, the efforts of UChicago faculty and Indian partners culminated in the release of an updated undergraduate medical curriculum that for the first time will include training on disability rights and dignity.