Registration is open for Winter Cascade 2013 which runs from January 29 - February 26. Topics for this session include:
Color Theory and the Language of Art
Synthetic Biology:Hacking the Genome
The History of Rock
The Ethical Life
Make No Small Plans: How Chicago Came to Be
Reading Between the Lines: Introduction to Music Analysis
Staring Into Infinity
Psychology: A Brief Introduction to How Your Mind Works
City Government: Discover the Power of You
Is your brain lying to you? The truth behind visual perception
The Philosophy of Death: Why is death badundefinedor is it?
How to Lead: A Crash Course In Leadership
When Movies Get it Wrong
Basic Beginner Jazz Dance
Splash! Chicago is a student organization at the University of Chicago that runs free after-school and weekend programs for high school students. Their goal is to introduce students from different walks of life to topics that aren’t approached in the traditional classroom– anything from pirate history and culture to tap dancing and religious cults– in a fun, collaborative setting. Our programs are open to all high school students: there’s no application and there’s no charge.
We host two programs on the University of Chicago campus: Splash! runs annually on a Saturday in October and is attended by several hundred high school students; Cascade runs Tuesday evenings, fall and winter, and is attended by about one hundred students. Students have the opportunity to explore several different subjects at Splash!, while Cascade offers an opportunity to explore one or two subjects more in-depth!