Names have been redacted to prevent social ostracization…
You walk into the room and gaze at all the beautiful people. The night is young, and you make a quick stop at the bar, which you note is made of solid Wood.
As an admitted student, I remember attending First Day activities fair and seeing the Follies table. Carson Cunningham’s eponymous music video “Booth Crime” was playing on an iPad. I saw Eesan and Fred anxiously recruiting future Follies members…
Later this week, Round 2 admits and their partners will arrive to Chicago for a weekend of the royal treatment. Dozens of current students will be on hand as volunteers to make the event a success, in a true demonstration of Booth’s “pay it forward” culture.
Professor Geni Ustroll (pronounced jeeni-yus-troll), a renowned professor of Reverse Psychology at Chicago Booth received the Nobel Prize in March for his peerless research in the field of reverse psychology.
Nicole Wain ‘18 and Lisa Twu ‘18, co-chairs of the Dean’s Students Admissions Committee, close off another admissions year with the last week of interview greeting, campus tours and first-year volunteer engagement.
Members of Mothers-at-Booth share their experience as young mothers pursuing MBAs, this Mothers’ Day!
Chris and Betsy reflect on their two years of organizing the wild and wonderful adventure that is First Day.
On April 21, close to 140 women from across UofC gathered for the first annual Elevate Conference. The event kicked off with the distinguished Valerie Jarrett, the longest serving Senior Advisor to former President Obama.
On May 11th, the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration hosted its 2nd annual Transcending Boundaries Research Symposium, an interdisciplinary research symposium for underrepresented minority graduate students intended to highlight their work and contributions.
Here in Marketopia, the ideas of Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and the lesser known Henry George have been synthesized to fundamentally change the nature of property ownership.
Evening & Weekend
Most of us in the Weekend program end up spending multiple hours in and out of airport terminals. Often, we run into other Boothies, similarly crazy to undertake a 'weekend' pilgrimage.
With over 250 tickets sold and a lineup of speakers that includes the CFO of the World Bank Group and Booth’s own Raghuram Rajan, Chicago Booth’s Emerging Market Summit (EMS) on April 14 has its sights set on making a big impact on the greater University.
With the rise of the gig economy and continued automation, the "future" of work is here. But how many of us are prepared for the evolving workplace?
Though it can be tempting to envision future cities with clean streets, a perfect grid system of transport and automated shopping, it’s more likely that we will see something more like Wakanda in the future: a bustling and messy metropolis with history, social spaces and tech enabled interactions.
In the past 50 years, we have undoubtedly experienced a technological revolution. Why has it has taken so long for technology to transform how healthcare is delivered?
The recent tax cut, passed by Republicans in Congress and signed by President Trump, was a disappointment for many of us hoping for sweeping changes to the tax code. Years of promises to lower rates, broaden the base, and simplify the code so that we could “fill out our taxes on a postcard” came to little.
What is truly important, however, is to understand why cryptocurrency is an asset class and why individuals would ever give it market value.
I grew up in a household where politicians weren’t exactly revered. By the time I was old enough to pay attention, acceptable public discourse was in a downward spiral that has continued, mostly unabated, to this day.
A lot of people come to business school with a particular goal in mind - become a consultant, join a tech company, vacation for two years on sponsorship. Mine was a little more ambiguous, but I had a goal nevertheless.
Tension has been building between the US and China. Is this the start of a destructive trade war, or mere posturing that will end with a whimper?
Atsushi comments on the hugely successful International Dinner Week at Booth - and the GBC International Committee’s mission for the year.
The New Venture Challenge (NVC) began innocuously enough, with a student approaching Professor Steve Kaplan several years back about starting a business plan competition at Booth. Kaplan agreed, launching the program that is currently in its 22nd year.
The murmur of the crowd steadily gives way to silence. All eyes turn to the stage… The opening chords ring out from a guitar. The Battle has begun.