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University chicago

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University chicago

  1. 1. The University of Chicago<br />
  2. 2. The University of Chicago<br /> Crescat scientia; vita excolatur<br /> Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched<br />
  3. 3. William Rainey Harper the University´s first president<br /> 1891 – 1906<br /> GOAL:<br />- A modern research University <br /> - English – style undergraduate college + German – style research institute<br />The University of Chicago<br />41°47′23″N 87°35′59″O <br />
  4. 4. Founded in 1890 by:<br />- American Baptist Education Society<br /> - Oil magnate John D. Rockefeller<br /> - The University´s land donated by Marshall Field (legendary owner Chicago Department Store)<br />A Solid Investment<br />The University of Chicago<br />41°47′23″N 87°35′59″O <br />
  5. 5. Leading in Law and Economics<br />Leading in the Sciences<br /> - REM sleep was discovered<br /> - Carbon 14 dating was developed<br /> - Mathematical foundations of genetic evolution<br /> - 1st controlled nuclear chain reaction<br /> - Conceived the study of black holes<br /> - Understanding of dinosaur evolution<br /> - Proved the chromosomal defects can lead to cancer<br />The University of Chicago<br />41°47′23″N 87°35′59″O <br />
  6. 6. QS WorldUniversity Rankings<br /> 2010 2009<br />1 2  University of Cambridge United Kingdom  100.00 2 1  Harvard University United States  99.18 3 3  Yale University United States  98.68 4 4  UCL (University College London) United Kingdom  98.54 5 9  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States  98.19 6 5= University of Oxford United Kingdom  98.16 7 5= Imperial College London United Kingdom  97.78 8 7  University of Chicago United States  97.52 9 10  California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States  96.46 10 8  Princeton University United States 96.03 <br />The University of Chicago<br />41°47′23″N 87°35′59″O <br />
  7. 7. Ranking Shanghai, 2009<br />1. Harvard University USA<br /> 2. StanfordUniversity USA<br /> 3. University of California, Berkeley USA<br /> 4. University of Cambridge UK<br /> 5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA<br /> 6. California Institute of Technology USA<br /> 7. Columbia University USA<br /> 8. Princeton University USA<br />9. University of Chicago USA<br /> 10. University of Oxford UK<br />The University of Chicago<br />41°47′23″N 87°35′59″O <br />
  8. 8. 85 Nobel Laureates<br /> Literature<br /> John M. Coetzee, 2003 <br /> Saul Bellow, 1976 <br />Bertrand Russell, 1950 <br /> Peace <br />Barack Obama, 2009<br /> Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Economics Sciences, Chemistry<br />The University of Chicago<br />41°47′23″N 87°35′59″O <br />
  9. 9. Crossing Boundaries<br /> While the University of Chicago contributes to the metropolis, the city in turn serves as a laboratory for addressing social issues on a national and global scale.<br />The University of Chicago<br />41°47′23″N 87°35′59″O <br />
  10. 10. The University of Chicago<br />

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