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Master the Art of Digital Brand Building at Social Media Marketing World

The integration of social media with digital commerce has transformed the way businesses operate. From March 20 to 22, 2019 there will be 7,000 marketers and influencers heading to San Diego for a three-day event to learn and teach the best techniques at Social Media Marketing World. More than 100 of the world’s top professionals specializing in different aspects of social media will be sharing their knowledge. Discussion will include marketing with Facebook, Instagram, Messenger bots, live vid...
Tags: Boston, Sales, San Diego, Dallas, Miami, Nashville, Las Vegas, Soho, SAN JOSE Calif, Dallas Texas, Gleacher Center, London UK, NorCal, Oakland Calif, San Diego Calif, INS


Learn of Franchise Business Opportunities at This Silicon Valley Seminar

Franchises offer one of the best entry points into the business world for first-time entrepreneurs. For experienced business people, it has just as many opportunities. The NorCal Franchise Business Expo 2019, which is sponsored by Silicon Valley Score, will let you meet franchisors face to face. If you want to be independent, be your own boss, and keep your job while running a business, a franchise might be the answer for you. Attendees will get an overview for each franchisor and take part in ...
Tags: Boston, Sales, San Francisco, San Diego, Nashville, Las Vegas, Oakland, Jacksonville, Hgtv, Soho, San Francisco California, Palo Alto Ca, Gleacher Center, London United Kingdom, NorCal, National Mentoring Month


Don’t Miss This Valuable SBA Twitter Chat

The Small Business Administration (SBA) wants you to find the right mentor as you move forward in your entrepreneurial journey. To that end, the SBA will be holding a chat on Twitter to celebrate National Mentoring Month in January. On January 10, 2019, you can log on to Twitter at #SBAchat at 3 pm ET and participate in the event. The agency says the chat is going to provide valuable information for established small business owners or those just getting started. This includes sharing tips and ...
Tags: Twitter, Sales, San Francisco, San Diego, Miami, Nashville, Soho, Don, Gleacher Center, NorCal, National Mentoring Month, SBA, Small Business Administration SBA, U S Small Business Administration, Social Media Marketing World, Small Business Events


Attend One of the Free Seminars on Zoho One Business Software Beginning in January

Managing the software behind the daily operation of your small business can get complicated and expensive. The Zoho One Seminars which will be held across the country from January through March of 2019 will look to solve this problem. The first seminar is going to be held in San Francisco on January 8, 2019. The one-day event will cover the Zoho One platform and the suite of business apps to help you run your business. The free seminar is designed to give you a working understanding of Zoho One...
Tags: Sales, San Francisco, San Diego, Miami, Nashville, Soho, Gleacher Center, NorCal, National Mentoring Month, U S Small Business Administration, Social Media Marketing World, Small Business Events, Las Vegas United States, Mission Bay Conference Center, Zoho Corporation, Social Media Examiner Beachpreneurs Beach Camp


Faculty and alumni honored for teaching and service at Alumni Weekend

The 2018 Alumni Service and Faculty Awards, presented by the University of Chicago Alumni Association and the Alumni Board during the most recent Alumni Weekend, honor those who have shaped the world and strengthened UChicago’s global community. The Norman Maclean Faculty Award recognizes emeritus or senior faculty for extraordinary contributions to teaching and to the student experience of life within the University community. This year’s recipient is Doyal “Al” Harper, professor in the Depart...
Tags: College, Washington, China, New York City, Chicago, University, Beijing, College Admissions, University Of Chicago, John, Harper, Carol, Keller, PAUL, Gleacher Center, Jerry


Leaders give advice for managing change on Chicago Booth panel

Initiating, managing and implementing change is one of the hardest challenges for any leader. How do you get people to accept a new idea as valuable and worthy of their attention? What can leaders do to help their organizations embrace change? These are the questions leaders in the arts, government and corporations gathered to discuss this fall at the Harry L. Davis Center for Leadership at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. “My sense is that leaders face a real challenge of b...
Tags: Chicago, Gleacher Center, Chicago Booth, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Fred Hochberg, U S Export Import Bank, Ashley Wheater, Center for Leadership, Chicago Booth Review, Harry L Davis Center for Leadership, Harry L Davis, Hal Weitzman, Jenny McColloch, McDonald s Corp McColloch, Joffrey Ballet Last


UChicago celebrates Nobel-winning economist Richard Thaler

University of Chicago Prof. Richard Thaler began his memorable Nobel Prize day with a 4 a.m. congratulatory wake-up call from Sweden and ended it by teaching a 6 p.m. class at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center. A look back at an historic Oct. 9, 2017, including how the University community celebrated his honor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Tags: Sweden, University, University Of Chicago, Gleacher Center, Richard Thaler


Sandra Fathi to Give PR’s ‘State of the Union’ in Chicago on July 21

Today’s rapidly changing communications landscape requires professionals to constantly adapt. In the age of emerging technologies, AI, fake news and dissolving newsrooms, it is more challenging than ever before to garner placements on behalf of clients. To stay ahead of competitors and master the modern industry, it is vital to harness one’s understanding of the best methodologies for keeping up with the trends that are shaping the future of PR. Join Affect at Ragan’s PR Now & Next Conference at...
Tags: Facebook, Shutterstock, Events, Pr, Chicago, Google News, Public Speaking, Gleacher Center, Ragan, Sandra Fathi, YouTube Facebook Snapchat, Facebook ROI, Google Redefine, Siobahn Aalders


Enhancing Life Project links scholars across diverse fields of study

With the advancement of technology and biological breakthroughs, life expectancy for human beings has dramatically increased in the 20th and 21st centuries. But for researchers taking part in The Enhancing Life Project, the question isn’t how long we might live, but how well. The Enhancing Life Project is a collaboration between the University of Chicago and Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany. Thanks to a $4.6 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, 35 scholars from diverse academic ba...
Tags: Germany, Chicago, University Of Chicago, Gleacher Center, Ruhr University Bochum, Schweiker, John Templeton Foundation, William Schweiker, Edward L Ryerson, Enhancing Life Project, Lutheran School of Theology, Banff Center, Alberta Canada Courtesy of Julian Springhart, Sara Bigger, Lea Schweitz, Schweitz


University affirms commitment to diversity at 2016 Professional Services Symposium

The University of Chicago recently welcomed representatives from 21 minority- and women-owned firms at the University’s eighth annual Professional Services Symposium, a two-day event designed to connect University administrators with firms providing a wide range of services. The event included a pre-symposium reception where senior University leaders discussed their professional services needs, a day of meetings at the Gleacher Center where firms presented their capabilities and a post-symposiu...
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University launches initiative to close college attainment gap

The University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute and Network for College Success are launching a new initiative to help more Chicago high schoolers graduate from college, anchored by a first-of-its-kind online data tool for schools and families. The To&Through campaign combines publicly available research and data on key milestones for students to attain a college degree with school-level training and resources. Its goal is to close the college attainment gap that exists in Chicago and acr...
Tags: Washington, Chicago, Zimmer, Duncan, Chicago Public Schools, Gleacher Center, Arne Duncan, Robert J Zimmer, George Washington High School, The University of Chicago


Civic Leadership Academy selects 30 leaders for 2016 class

The Civic Leadership Academy has selected 30 emerging leaders who work for the city of Chicago, Cook County, and a diverse array of nonprofits from across Chicago to make up its 2016 class of fellows. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago’s Deputy Mayor Steve Koch and University of Chicago Vice President for Civic Engagement Derek Douglas welcomed the class during a ceremony at the Gleacher Center on Jan. 13. “For the second year in a row, roughly 100...
Tags: Chicago, University Of Chicago, Civic Leadership Academy, Chicago Cook County, Cook County Board, Toni Preckwinkle Chicago, Steve Koch, Derek Douglas, Gleacher Center


Why boredom is good for your brain

When Prof. Sendhil Mullainathan was a young man, he would take long bus rides in upstate New York from Ithaca to Rochester to visit a girl. Snow covered the ground. And he passed the time staring out the window. At first, it felt like a romantic adventure, gazing at the frozen fields as the bus rolled along the highway. But, after a few trips, his outlook changed. It was the early 1990s. There were no smart phones or WiFi. Reading on the bus made him nauseated. He started to get bored. Mullainat...
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Classes canceled through noon Thursday, will resume Thursday afternoon

Note: This message was sent Jan. 30 to members of the UChicago community by Eric M. Heath, Associate Vice President for Safety & Security; and Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University. After reviewing weather forecasts that continue to call for extremely low temperatures and wind chill through Thursday morning, the President and Provost have extended the cancellation of all classes and non-essential activities through 12 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31. University classes will resume and off...
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Classes canceled for Jan. 30 due to extreme weather

Note: This message was sent Jan. 28 to members of the UChicago community by Eric M. Heath, Associate Vice President for Safety & Security; and Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University. In light of weather forecasts calling for potentially hazardous low temperatures well below zero in Chicago on Wednesday, Jan. 30, the President and Provost, in discussion with the deans, have canceled all classes and non-essential activities at Chicago locations for Wednesday. The cancellation covers...
Tags: Chicago, University, Hyde Park, Gleacher Center, University of Chicago Medicine, International House, Ida Noyes, NBC Tower, Facilities, Michele Rasmussen, Eric M Heath, Laboratory Schools, University of Chicago Charter Schools, Harper Memorial Library the Reynolds Club, Student Health Service, Student Counseling Service