University of Chicago Local Events

East Bay Book Club – February

1:30PM – 4:30PM Sun 17 Feb 2019

We will discuss “The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Beer and Book San Francisco

6:00PM – 9:00PM Thu 21 Feb 2019

Beer and Book is the happy hour that’s quintessentially UChicago—where BYOB stands for “bring your own book.”

Bay Area Trip to Napa

9:00AM – 6:30PM Sat 23 Feb 2019

Join alumni and friends as we take a trip to Napa Valley for lunch and tastings at the legendary Black Stallion and Silver Oak Wineries.

Peninsula Book Club | February

8:00PM – 10:00PM Thu 28 Feb 2019

We will discuss “Sapiens” by Yuval Hararti.

“Close Encounters of the Third Kind” with the SF Symphony

6:30PM – 10:00PM Fri 1 Mar 2019

Steven Spielberg, John Williams, and the SF Symphony? Don’t miss this!

San Francisco Book Club | March

6:00PM – 8:00PM Mon 4 Mar 2019

We will discuss “The Mother Tongue – English And How It Got That Way” by Bill Bryson.

Bay Area Alumni Event Planning Meet-Up – March (Lunch included for all RSVPs)

11:30AM – 12:30PM Sat 9 Mar 2019

Got a great idea for an alumni event in 2019? Join us and share your thoughts!

East Bay Book Club – March

1:30PM – 4:30PM Sun 17 Mar 2019

We will discuss “Waterland” by Graham Swift.

Peninsula Book Club | March

8:00PM – 10:00PM Thu 28 Mar 2019

We will discuss “Dark Cosmos: In Search of Our Universe’s Missing Mass and Energy” by Dan Hooper.

Admissions 4-1-1: Tips to Help You and Your High School Student Navigate the Process

10:00AM – 11:00AM Thu 28 Feb 2019

Help your son or daughter prepare for their next step as we discuss the admissions process for highly selective institutions.

Executive Presence for Female Leaders: How the Image You Project Impacts Performance

10:00AM – 11:00AM Tue 5 Mar 2019

Executive Presence (EP) is an amalgam of qualities that true leaders exude, a presence that telegraphs you’re in charge or deserve to be. Learn how to build your EP so you can unleash your full leadership potential.

LinkedIn® for Job Searching, Networking and Career Building

10:00AM – 11:00AM Thu 14 Mar 2019

Simply being on the platform is not enough. Learn how to build your credibility and optimize your presence on LinkedIn with tips on profile writing styles, job search tools and tactics, networking strategies, and more.

Online Alumni Panel: How to Leverage Your Certificate in the Workplace

10:00AM – 11:00AM Tue 19 Mar 2019

Join us and learn how alumni of Graham School’s Professional Development Certificate programs have leveraged their certificate into new career advancement opportunities.