Alumni Weekend

Join us for Alumni Weekend 2022

May 18 - 22

Please plan to join the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice for events that will be open to all University of Chicago alumni. 

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May 18:

Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development Official Launch

Edith Abbott Hall, 969 East 60th Street, 60637
2:00 - 6:30 pm (CT)

The Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development builds on the University’s global health efforts and aims to further integrate multidisciplinary resources and expand collaborations to promote community health and well-being in communities around the world. Join the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice as we officially launch the Kiphart Center with official remarks from University administration, a multidisciplinary faculty panel, and a conversation with Ertharin Cousin. A reception will follow.

Faculty Panel: “Approaches to Strengthening Community Health and Well-Being”

A multidisciplinary panel of University of Chicago faculty discuss they ways in which innovative approaches in research, policy, and practice can strengthen community health and well-being in the face of complex global challenges.  

Headshot of Ertharin Cousin in front of grey backgroundErtharin Cousin
Distinguished Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs Visiting Scholar, Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University

Ertharin will sit down with Crown Family School Associate Professor Alida Bouris, to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the field of global health and development as she shares insight from more than 30 years of leadership at national and international nonprofits and government agencies.


May 19:

Career Transitions Panel and Networking Event

Edith Abbott Hall, 969 East 60th Street, 60637
5:30 - 7:00 pm (CT)

Current students and alumni are invited to join us for light refreshments and professional networking before and immediately following the panel discussion.

The discussion will center around making a “career pivot” and the different trajectories you can take with a Crown Family School education. The alumni panelists will share their lived experiences providing insights on their career journeys and sharing tips on how you can plan and manage a possible pivot in your career.

Panel Moderator: 
Johnny Lassalle, Crown Family School Director of Career and Leadership Development



May 20:

The Rhoda G. Sarnat Lecture: Impact of Immigration Trauma on Refugee and Immigrant Communities

Edith Abbott Hall, 969 East 60th Street, 60637
5:00 - 6:30 pm (CT)

Assistant Professor Aimee Hilado will discuss the impact of immigration trauma on refugee/immigrant communities across Chicago, the U.S. and the world. She will also discuss how the Crown Family School is leading discussions and research on immigration, global health, and supporting the mental wellbeing of children, families, and communities around the globe.

All-Alumni Reception and Alumni Awards

Edith Abbott Hall, 969 East 60th Street, 60637
6:45 - 7:45 pm (CT)

Kick off the evening with alumni and friends for a special networking reception, hear updates about the Crown Family School, and congratulate honorees at the Alumni Awards presentation. The Alumni Board of the Crown Family School will honor the following:

Edith Abbott Award – Louise Doss-Martin, AB ’59, AM ’63

Edith Abbott Award – Karen Teigiser, AM ’71

Milestone Achievement Award – Lindsey Feldman, AM ’12

Social Impact Award – Evelyn Diaz, AM ’98

Volunteer Leadership Award – Edith Crigler, AM ’92

Distinctive Innovation in Social Services – Chicago CRED

Read more about each of the honorees.

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Visit the University of Chicago's Alumni Weekend Website.

Questions? Contact the Crown Family School's Alumni Relations Office.

 See photos from the last in-person Alumni Weekend, in 2019.

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