Google

Google Workshop Hones Students’ Data Visualization Skills

As part of the Harris Mentor program, 35 students interested in data analytics recently attended a Data Visualization Workshop at Google’s offices in downtown Chicago. 
Outcomes

Harris Public Policy Releases 2018 Career Outcomes Report

Outcomes data demonstrates the versatility of a public policy degree across public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
Tescher

From the Fourth Estate to Financial Services: Jennifer Tescher MPP’96 and the Fight Against Poverty

Like many Harris Public Policy graduates, Jennifer Tescher wanted to use her new knowledge and skills to change the world. So she aimed small. Now, she is the receiving the Career Achievement Award.
Adukia

Anjali Adukia Selected as 2018 William T. Grant Scholar

Asst. Prof. Anjali Adukia has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 William T. Grant Scholar award.
Baicker

Dean Katherine Baicker Among 15 UChicago Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fifteen faculty members at the University of Chicago, including Harris Public Policy Dean Katherine Baicker, have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
Hiring

Inspired by Research (and the NFL), Harris Alum Increases Diversity in Hiring at the University of Chicago

In 2017, John Mitchell MPP’12, now senior associate director of information engagement for the Alumni Relations and Development team at the University of Chicago, wanted to test new ways to ensure diversity in the hiring process.
William G Howell

Study Shows Power of Imagery in Improving Perceptions of a President

A new study by leading UChicago presidential scholar William G. Howell and coauthors concludes that the rituals of public performances enhance the president’s standing in the American public.
Americorps

Together, Harris and AmeriCorps Turn Students into Change Agents: Just Ask Wright, McGriffin

Assistant Professor Austin Wright and Director of Career Development Adam McGriffin know the value of service to others and partnerships with service programs like AmeriCorps.