Learn more about the history of the UCSC's Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service by learning about the legacy of the man himself through this short video from the History Channel.
Some say that home is where the heart is—and for alumnus Charlie Barlow (AB ’12), currently working toward his Ph.D. in Geography at the University of Cambridge, his heart is in two of the Chicago Housing Authority’s mixed-income communities.
“Student-led, staff-supported” is a large part of the mission of the UCSC in encouraging students to act on their passions and preparing them through the extensive programmatic opportunities. Students can get involved in several of the UCSC’s ten diverse programs—as is the case for Michael Schumer, a first-year student and Chicago Bound 2014 alum.
Applications open this week for the College’s new “Study Chicago Quarter,” a study-abroad style program conducted right here in Chicago!
Students enrolled in the cohort will register for three inter-related classes on Chicago History, Culture, and Activism while participating in a series of extracurricular opportunities chosen by the instructors in collaboration with Chicago Studies and the UCSC. Applications are due Monday, February 2.