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From Nobel laureates to business and education leaders, from Heisman winners to Attorneys General, University alumni carry on the tradition of excellence.

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From Nobel laureates to business and education leaders, from Heisman winners to Attorneys General, University alumni carry on the tradition of excellence.

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    Chicago Economics Society: Macroeconomic Masters Alumni Panel

    Chicago Economics Society: Macroeconomic Masters Alumni Panel

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    On May 12, 2014 the Chicago Economics Society affinity group hosted a panel of UChicago's best alumni macroeconomic investors on Wall Street for an evening of investment philosophy, top ideas, and stimulating debate at the New York Athletic Club. Speakers included Dr. Todd Petzel (AB, MA, PhD), Chief Investment Officer of Offit Capital, John Scurci (MBA '80), Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer for Corona Associates Capital Management, LLC, Dennis Stattman, CFA (MBA '80), moderated by Rebecca Jarvis, chief business and economics correspondent for ABC News (B.A. 2003)

    • 1 hr 7 min
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    2013 Spring Distinguished Speaker Series - Peter Selz, AM'49, PhD'54

    2013 Spring Distinguished Speaker Series - Peter Selz, AM'49, PhD'54

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    As part of its 2013 Distinguished Speaker Series, the University of Chicago Bay Area Alumni Club presents Peter Selz, AM'49, PhD'54, in conversation with his biographer Paul Karlstrom at the Mechanic's Institute in San Francisco March 13, 2013.

    • 1 hr 7 min
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    A Conversation on Human Rights and New Directions for U.S. Policy

    A Conversation on Human Rights and New Directions for U.S. Policy

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    William Schulz…has done more than anyone in the American human rights movement to make human rights issues known in the United States -- The New York Review of Books, June, 2002.From refugee camps of Darfur, Sudan, to the poorest villages in India; from the prison cells of Monrovia, Liberia, to the business suites of Hong Kong to Louisiana's death row, Dr. William F. Schulz has traveled the globe in pursuit of a world free from human rights violations. In the United States, Dr. Schulz is a foremost voice for human rights speaking on campuses, in boardrooms and to civic organizations.A frequent guest on television programs such as Good Morning, America, The Today Show, Hardball and Nightline, Dr. Schulz will be speaking about his latest book, The Future of Human Rights: US Policy for a New Era (2008, University of Pennsylvania Press). He is also the author of In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All (2001, Beacon Press) and Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights (2003, Nation Books); and the contributing editor of The Phenomenon of Torture: Readings and Commentary (2007, University of Pennsylvania Press).A recipient of the Public Service Citation from the University of Chicago Alumni Association and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Oberlin College Alumni Association, Dr. Schulz is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Oberlin College, holds a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Chicago and the Doctor of Ministry degree from Meadville/Lombard Theological School (at the University of Chicago).

    • 58 min
    A Conversation on Human Rights and New Directions for U.S. Policy (Audio)

    A Conversation on Human Rights and New Directions for U.S. Policy (Audio)

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    William Schulz…has done more than anyone in the American human rights movement to make human rights issues known in the United States -- The New York Review of Books, June, 2002.From refugee camps of Darfur, Sudan, to the poorest villages in India; from the prison cells of Monrovia, Liberia, to the business suites of Hong Kong to Louisiana's death row, Dr. William F. Schulz has traveled the globe in pursuit of a world free from human rights violations. In the United States, Dr. Schulz is a foremost voice for human rights speaking on campuses, in boardrooms and to civic organizations.A frequent guest on television programs such as Good Morning, America, The Today Show, Hardball and Nightline, Dr. Schulz will be speaking about his latest book, The Future of Human Rights: US Policy for a New Era (2008, University of Pennsylvania Press). He is also the author of In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All (2001, Beacon Press) and Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights (2003, Nation Books); and the contributing editor of The Phenomenon of Torture: Readings and Commentary (2007, University of Pennsylvania Press).A recipient of the Public Service Citation from the University of Chicago Alumni Association and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Oberlin College Alumni Association, Dr. Schulz is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Oberlin College, holds a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Chicago and the Doctor of Ministry degree from Meadville/Lombard Theological School (at the University of Chicago).

    • 58 min
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    Alumni Convocation 2010

    Alumni Convocation 2010

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    Line up behind your College, division, or school banner (children will have their own Young Maroon banner) at the Bartlett Quadrangle. The University bagpipers will lead the procession through the quads to Rockefeller Memorial Chapel for the 69th Annual Alumni Awards, which celebrates alumni achievement. This year's speaker will be Gary Becker, AM'53, PhD'55, University Professor in Economics, Sociology, and the Booth School of Business, whose research illuminates how economic decisions influence people's lives. A number of other distinguished alumni will receive awards. All are invited to join in the procession and attend Convocation.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Alumni Board of Governors Distinguished Speaker Series

    Alumni Board of Governors Distinguished Speaker Series

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    The Student Alumni Committee (SAC) and the Alumni Board of Governors (ABG) cordially invite you to attend the second career lecture of the Distinguished Speakers Series, a program started in November 2008. Join students in welcoming alumna Ana Marie Cox, AB 94, to campus. Ms. Cox will speak about her unique career path, offer career advice and spend time answering questions from the audience. The event will be followed by a dessert reception and the opportunity to meet Ms. Cox.

    • 55 min

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