Talk by Mark Nemec on New Summer Program for High School Students in Bangalore

5:00–7:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

Mar.
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University of Chicago Graham School's Dean Mark Nemec was here to tell about their global initiatives, especially the new summer program designed for high school students in Banglore. This year, academically ambitious Bangalore-area high school students could experience UChicago-style intellectual engagement without leaving home by enrolling in the UChicago Arts and Sciences Summer in Bangalore Program, which was held on the campus of the Mallya Aditi International School.

The 2-week intensive program offered students the opportunity to hone their critical thinking, reading, writing, and discussion skills, which are essential parts of an education at selective U.S. universities and colleges. Students learnt to tackle big problems and fundamental questions in the University�s unique interdisciplinary style. For summer 2016, our theme was law and economics: students joined Senior Lecturer Jim Leitzel (author of Concepts in Law and Economics: A Guide for the Curious, recently published by Oxford University Press) and a graduate student instructor in an exploration of the economic and psychological dimensions of the choices that people make, and how changes to the law can inspire different choices, thereby affecting society as a whole.

Alumni, students, parents, and friends were invited to join Mark Nemec, Dean of the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, and Balaji Srinivasan, Senior Asia Advisor, at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi to learn more about the Graham School's role within the University of Chicago's global initiatives, especially the Arts and Sciences in Bangalore program for high school students.

To find out more about UChicago Arts and Sciences Summer in Bangalore, incuding how to apply, costs, and scholarship information, visit the program website or contact Balaji Srinivasan at balajis@uchicago.edu or +91 97 425 99924.