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UChicago Students Gain New Perspectives at 30th Annual IMPACT National Community Service Conference

By Christine Schmidt, UCSC Communications Intern

Eleven University of Chicago students and two staff members from the University Community Service Center (UCSC) traveled to Valparaiso University in Indiana for a three-day conference focused on the civic engagement of college students in service, action, and advocacy, a trip funded by the Dean’s Fund for Student Life.

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First-Year Students Raise Awareness of Homeless Issues in Woodlawn

By Amy Hansen, Fourth-Year Student and UCSC Intern for Chicago Bound

On a recent Thursday afternoon, a group of University of Chicago students stood outside Wadsworth Elementary School. Bundled up against the chill, they passed out fliers and spoke to parents who came to pick up their children.

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Laborers of Love: Professor Susan Gal Leads Class to Exhibit on Domestic Workers at Hull House

By: Hannah Fullmer, Fourth-Year Student and Civic Journalist for Chicago Studies

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Alumni Spotlight: Preserving Chicago's History on Videotapes

By Christine Schmidt, UCSC Communications Intern

As a third-year in the College during Spring Quarter, Sara Chapman was all set to be an astronomy and physics major. That is, until she took a class on nonfiction film and video with a focus on Chicago that changed her life.

“After two weeks, I was like, ‘Oh my god, this is what I love. This is so wonderful.’ My whole life, I had always been interested in math and physics, but I took this class and was just fascinated,” said Chapman, who graduated in 2004.

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Introducing UChicago's Next CSRSO: Alliance for All Abilities

By: Kiran Misra, First-Year Student and Civic Journalist for Chicago Studies

In today's media, civil rights and same sex marriage get a considerable amount of coverage and discussion in the media--but the mention of disability still seems like a taboo, unexplored territory. First-year Alita Carbone and second-year Grace Koh are hoping to change just that with their new Community Service Registered Student Organization, the Alliance for All Abilities (AAA).

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