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The Center in Delhi is an intellectual destination, a place to explore ideas across institutions and disciplines. It expands opportunities for collaboration with Indian universities, research institutes, and cultural organizations; and it serves as a focal point for engaging alumni in India and South Asia. About us

Why it is difficult to come up with a viable public transport model for all cities: Luis Bettebcourt

In this article by The Economic Times, Professor Luis Bettencourt, director of the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation at the University of Chicago, says that "Tokyo invented transitoriented development. They were able to develop the land around stops. The government didn’t pay for the infrastructure itself. That’s how cities develop." 
October 6, 2018

Storytelling to address menstrual health problems: Melissa Gilliam

Melissa Gilliam, Professor of Obstetrics and Paediatrics, and Founder, University of Chicago's Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3), spoke with Times of India journalist to discuss an initiative "Kissa Kahani" led by Ci3 that focuses on gender equity and improving health outcomes, particularly among young women and girls living in urban slums.   
August 20, 2018

Hindi taught me concepts of izzat and maryada: Tyler Williams

Professor Tyler Williams, Assistant Professor, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago said, "Hindi taught me concepts of izzat and maryada" in an interview with Times of India. 
August 20, 2018