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Ceremony surprises UChicago students with news of Truman Scholarship

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John W. Boyer, dean of the College, surprises third-year students Yusef Al-Jarani, Ava Benezra, Andrea Haidar, and Erin Simpson at an April 11 ceremony with the news that they won prestigious Truman Scholarships. The University of Chicago leads the nation in the number of Truman Scholars this year. The scholarship helps students with outstanding leadership potential to prepare for careers in government or public service by helping them pay for graduate school.

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The new, nonpartisan Institute of Politics encourages and assists University of Chicago students to explore careers in public and social service and provides extracurricular opportunities in politics and policymaking.

Led by political strategist and UChicago alumnus David Axelrod, AB'76, the Institute offers programs including: the hosting of political and policy practitioners as visiting fellows; the securing and funding of exciting and rewarding political, policy and public interest internships; and offering a continuous series of public speakers discussing current events and political life.


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From the first campus plan to the most recent contemporary tower, the architecture at the University of Chicago has been conceived by some of the most forward-thinking and well-respected designers in the world. Campus features the work of architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Henry Ives Cobb, Eero Saarinen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Walter Netsch, Ricardo Legorreta, Rafael Viñoly, César Pelli, Helmut Jahn, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects, and Holabird, Root and Burgee.
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