Tag Archive for Robert Zimmer

The New 53rd Street

In May 2008, when the University of Chicago completed the $6.5 million purchase of Harper Court, President Robert Zimmer heralded the moment as an opportunity. “Ideally,” he said in a public statement on the purchase, “this project will be reflective…

This American Life

Few opportunities arise for representatives from rival nations to ask one another to please pass the orange juice. On Friday May 14th, ambassadors representing 44 nations met at the University of Chicago’s Harper Memorial Library for breakfast and conversation. The…