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"No Laughing Matter"

A new book co-edited by Weinberg College Dean Adrian Randolph investigates the ways in which humor is used to demean or give identity to racial, national or ethnic groups. It also explores how humor works differently in different media, such as cartoons, photographs, film, video, television and physical performance.


Trevor Nelson '00

Alum Among Fortune’s “40 Under 40”

As co-founder of investment firm Alliance Consumer Growth, Trevor Nelson ’00 applies the skills he gained as a political science major to drive the growth of branded consumer companies.

Featured News & Events

Laurie Shannon

Shannon Wins Dietz Memorial Award

Laurie Shannon, the Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English Literature, is honored for her book "The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales."

Young Alumni Win Prestigious Awards

Claire Dillon ‘14 has secured a Mitchell Scholarship and Jessica Bickel-Barlow ‘15 has won a Marshall Scholarship. Each will pursue advanced work in their fields.


Red Lion Lecture: Laura Fair

Tuesday, December 1, 7:00 PM
The Red Lion Lecture brings together Africanists from Chicago's leading universities for a talk and dicussion. Sponsor: Program of African Studies

Why Choose Weinberg?

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"The Perfect Combination"

Learn about the broad academic opportunities, dynamic community, and rich mindscape at Weinberg College.

First-Year Focus

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Getting Started

Information for incoming students regarding placement and credit, courses, advising, and more.