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  • Shimer College President Susan Henking featured in “The Boss” in The New York Times.

    Shimer College President Susan Henking featured in “The Boss” in The New York Times.

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  • Cinema Fans Can Explore the Films of Stanley Kubrick at Shimer College

    Cinema Fans Can Explore the Films of Stanley Kubrick at Shimer College

    Some seats still remain in the Shimer College fall semester film elective exploring the cinema work of Stanley Kubrick. The course couples weekly screenings and background readings with Shimer’s unique discussion format classroom experience. IIT students are welcome to register for either of the two offered section of the course and will earn three automatically-transferred IIT credits at the 300-Humanities level.

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  • New Course on the Ethics of Intellectual Property This Fall at Shimer

    New Course on the Ethics of Intellectual Property This Fall at Shimer

    This fall, Shimer College will offer a refreshing look at intellectual property, a persistently contentious issue in our contemporary society and one with a rich history in the development of democratic governments. You can explore this topic in the course Ethics of Intellectual Property, taught by Jim Ulrich. The humanities/social sciences course is three credits and offers the IIT equivalent of Hum 300-level.

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  • Shimer College Fall 2013 Schedule

    Shimer College Fall 2013 Schedule

    IIT students, if you are interested in cross-registering for a course at Shimer College or are just curious about what we do here, take a look at the fall schedule (http://www.iit.edu/news/iittoday/?attachment_id=15433). For questions regarding registration, contact Jim Ulrich, Shimer registrar, at j.ulrich@shimer.edu or 312.235.3523. You can also stop by Shimer any time. The college is located on the second floor at 3424 State Street in the central building. Hope to hear from you soon!.

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  • Shimer Lecture: Hobbes’s Dilemma and the Liberal Quest for World Order

    Shimer Lecture: Hobbes’s Dilemma and the Liberal Quest for World Order

    Please join Shimer College for an evening of reflection and conversation with Robert O. Keohane, professor of international affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School.

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    Shimer College Black History Month Film Screenings

    The Shimer College Community will view two films focusing on the Civil Rights Movement and the continuing impact of racism during Black History Month. Members of the IIT and VanderCook communities are welcome to join Shimer at these two campus events.

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  • Special Academic Opportunity from Shimer College for IIT Staff and Faculty

    Special Academic Opportunity from Shimer College for IIT Staff and Faculty

    Many IIT staff and faculty have expressed interest in learning more about Shimer College’s dialogue-based educational style. Shimer is pleased to offer two opportunities this fall semester during the Weekend program (which meets seven times during the fall) for IIT staff/faculty to experience it first-hand. […]

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