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03.27.17
A leading scholar in the economic analysis of health care policy, her appointment will begin Aug. 15.
03.17.17
Conference brings together graduate students from across the country to create policy recommendations
03.03.17
The former U.S. Secretary of Education will bring to the University his significant experience in education policy.
03.01.17
Inter-Policy School Summit Brings Together Rising Policy Stars to Generate Innovative Policy Solutions
02.22.17
Student group Minorities in Public Policy focuses on policy, professional prospects and community
02.16.17
An evening of parody and comedy inspired by life at Harris and the current political climate.
02.06.17
Center for Municipal Finance program will bring leaders to speak, meet with students
02.04.17
Prof. William Howell weighs in on President Trump's use of executive orders and their impact on policy.
01.25.17
Harris student Emily Webber wants to better understand the world’s policy challenges, and sees data and technology as key agents of change. Webber, a second-year in the Master's in Computational Analysis & Public Policy (MSCAPP) program, recently spoke to Harris Public Policy about her interest in technology and data, the importance of hands-on experience, and her recent internship at IssueVoter, a website that helps you engage on civic issues.
01.23.17
Natural experiment using the U.S. electricity system shows regions using a market approach save about $3 billion a year.
09.30.16
September 30 marked the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the Harris School of Public Policy.
09.28.16
Summer program will include a two-week seminar and field work focused on rights and governance issues.
09.08.16
University partnership focuses on predicting and preventing adverse police incidents.
09.07.16
A conversation with CPR editor Roberto Velasco-Alvarez on the publication's past, present, and promising future.
07.27.16
Chicago Harris will fully match grants for all AmeriCorps alumni who pursue a Harris degree.
07.21.16
Center will deepen research, education efforts aimed at identifying solutions to fiscal challenges
07.14.16
When it comes to the inner workings of democracy, Assistant Professor Anthony Fowler is leaving no assumption untested.
07.13.16
A new study by Assistant Professor Koichiro Ito examines Chinese demand for air purifiers.
07.08.16
New appointment recognizes a preeminent political scientist and academic leader.
06.27.16
New faculty will add to the depth and scope of the school's expertise on energy and climate policy.
06.22.16
UChicago-Tata Trusts collaboration to build capacity for research and implement evidence-based policy
06.15.16
Family, friends, faculty and staff gathered on June 11 to honor this year's graduates.
06.08.16
The third annual alumni awards ceremony and reception kicked off an exciting series of events.
06.06.16
Chicago Harris and LSE have signed a MOU aiming to create the world’s first transatlantic partnership in global health policy and economics.
06.02.16
Responsibilities include directing the institute's research agenda, engaging the academic community, and setting curriculum.
06.01.16
Harris student Salwa Shameem investigates how constitutional reform impacts women’s rights in Vietnam.
05.31.16
Chicago Harris has appointed two new distinguished faculty members to join The Pearson Institute when it launches on July 1.
05.25.16
Harris students will tackle serious policy questions alongside OxFam America.
05.18.16
Assistant Professor Ioana Marinescu has found a strong connection between job loss and divorce.
05.13.16
Helena Bentley won a policy memo competition for her proposal on how to address cyber-security threats.
05.09.16
BA/MSCAPP, a new five-year joint degree program, is uniquely focused on the intersection of public policy and computer science.
04.27.16
An expert in labor and applied microeconomics, Charles will ensure the school's positive trajectory during the search for the next dean.
04.20.16
The Center for Data Science and Public Policy has received a $825,000 grant to support the development of data-driven solutions.
04.07.16
A record number of Harris students participated in this year's policy challenges—and one team brought home a $10,000 prize.
03.31.16
The appointment, announced March 31 by University President Robert J. Zimmer, is effective July 1.
03.31.16
The Harris School of Public Policy has launched the Policy Analytics Initiative, dedicated to transforming policy and governance through data analytics.
03.29.16
A new experiential learning initiative puts students to work helping clients solve policy challenges.
03.09.16
A new research project from the Center for Data Science and Public Policy is helping Chicago's public health officials reduce the risk of lead poisoning.
02.19.16
A new series of workshops run in collaboration with Chicago Booth gives Harris students the tools to develop and launch effective social ventures.
02.09.16
The Computational Analysis and Public Policy master's program offered Alden Golab a way to unite his data science skills and his passion for positive social impact.
02.01.16
A joint enterprise will merge the Place Lab and the Cultural Policy Center.
01.28.16
Harris Assistant Professor Koichiro Ito discusses his research on the Chinese market for air purifiers.
01.27.16
Harris students produced a night of lighthearted comedy for the 13th annual variety show.
01.20.16
The six-month certificate program develops a pipeline of talented leaders to help nonprofits and local government agencies thrive.
01.11.16
A new book by UCLA professor Lorrie Frasure-Yokley (MPP'01) brings fresh insight to the study of suburban politics.
01.06.16
The new Center for Economic Policy integrates the study of financial markets and public policy.
12.22.15
Chicago Harris Assistant Professor Daniel Bennett has found that antiretroviral therapy benefits even those who are not directly affected by the epidemic.
12.21.15
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists recently brought scholars and leaders together to discuss some of the world's most urgent challenges.
12.17.15
Chicago Harris Professor William Howell presented the findings at two events on Dec. 16.
12.11.15
A unique collaboration between political strategists and social scientists created new opportunities to learn how electoral campaigns really work.
12.08.15
Honorary appointment recognizes significant contributions to political economy scholarship.
12.02.15
Taxes on sugary drinks can help curb widespread obesity, argues Jeff Grogger.
11.24.15
Patricia Ritter and Luis Herskovic received first-place “poster prizes” at the recent APPAM conference.
11.23.15
The winning student in a contest to predict the 2015 elections outperformed the most seasoned pundits.
11.11.15
Jarrett will provide strategic guidance and inspiration to rising women leaders on Nov. 16.
11.09.15
Support from the alumni-funded scholarship will allow Galen Pierce-Gardner to strengthen his skills and pursue community outreach opportunities.
11.02.15
The appointment recognizes Meltzer's significant contributions in the field of health economics.
10.30.15
The French economist and bestselling author will speak at two events on campus November 6.
10.14.15
The executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme will speak at Harris' inaugural executive education program.
10.14.15
A major renovation dramatically improves the quality of shared and private space for students, faculty, and staff.
10.09.15
With She Leads Africa, Afua Osei, MBA/MPP’13, supports promising female-led start-ups in Africa and the diaspora.
09.29.15
Landmark donation will create The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts at Harris.
09.29.15
Last year was one of incredible progress at Harris—and we're just getting started.
09.23.15
Chicago Harris event on Sept. 30 to explore the transformative power of data-driven analysis.
09.22.15
Five new faculty members will enhance research in key areas and facilitate ambitious growth.
08.28.15
BallotReady, a free online and mobile voter guide, is gearing up for a November launch with University support.
08.26.15
The health of the job market is a big factor for college students choosing what to study, a new paper finds.
08.20.15
Chicago Harris students are partnering with arts and civic leaders to develop ArtHouse, a culinary incubator and community space.
08.10.15
An interactive tool from Prof. Robert Rosner lifts the veil on the cost of nuclear energy.
07.20.15
In Jonathan Giuffrida's hands, a jumble of raw data can become a trove of useful information.
07.15.15
In a new paper, Prof. William Howell finds that the federal initiative has had a substantial impact on state education policies.
07.07.15
Renowned female leaders join UChicago scholars to equip outstanding women with strategic tools to lead and succeed in the public square.
06.26.15
A new study by Prof. Michael Greenstone casts doubt on the potential of weatherization policy.
06.16.15
Family, friends and graduates of Chicago Harris gathered on June 13 for the University's 523rd Convocation.
06.10.15
The Texas A&M sociology professor was recognized for pathbreaking research on rural prison economies.
04.12.15
Last month, Chicago Harris alumni returned to Chicago for a weekend of friendship, networking and hard-earned recognition.
02.06.17
Center for Municipal Finance program will bring leaders to speak, meet with students
12.22.16
Will bring Harris expertise and training to the second largest telecom market in the world
05.29.15
The nation’s top political science organization has recognized "Power Without Persuasion" for its lasting impact.
05.28.15
Higher soda prices led Mexican consumers to choose lower-calorie alternatives, finds Prof. Jeffrey Grogger.
05.22.15
The world-renowned political economist and expert on the Russian economy broadens the school's global expertise.
05.19.15
The civic leader and longtime head of the Field Museum will be honored at a June 5 ceremony.
05.13.15
Experts met at the Smithsonian to discuss ways to preserve threatened antiquities.
05.08.15
New partnership will encourage students and scholars to consider policy questions across distinct social contexts.
04.23.15
Maya Shankar discussed using behavioral science to form policies that work better and cost less.
04.17.15
Will allow students to more easily pursue internships without funding concerns.