Blog entries by Elizabeth Station

Looking for Hyde Park in London
May 21, 2009

"Chicago Booth’s London-based MBA program draws about 90 students annually, two-thirds of whom receive some funding from their employers. For one week each month, about three-quarters fly in for classes, some from as far away as South Africa and the United Arab Emirates."

Smart kids
May 13, 2009

"Seated cross-legged on the floor, the kids defined and discussed—in that halting, quiet, third-grade way—the difference between representational and nonrepresentational art. They had questions of their own: Who made this art? When did they make it? How do we know? (Answer: read the label.)"

Let the games begin
Q&A with Material Exchange's John Preus, MFA’05
Apr. 21, 2009

"Some of our projects are commissions/residencies; some, like this one, are funded through admission fees; some are not funded, and we eat lentils."

Accidental gringo
Highlights from Chesa Boudin's lunchtime talk and book signing
Apr. 21, 2009

"Many of the stories I ended up writing about were accidental. I don’t generally plan details, beyond visas, in advance. There’s a real advantage to not planning your trips carefully."

Let's play two... or 300
Q&A with Chicago baseball coach Brian Baldea
Mar. 30, 2009

"The priority is the development of these young men and what they get out of their experience from four years of baseball combined with the most outstanding undergraduate education they can get. It’s all about how the experience they have with me and with baseball here contributes to them being better men and better people."

January 1, 2004