Inauguration—Chicago style


On campus

The University is providing a number of opportunities for the community to come together and watch the coverage of Inauguration 2009.

  • In the Reynolds Club, Inauguration Day events on Capitol Hill will be available for viewing between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  • From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Mandel Hall, join Robert Gooding-Williams, Professor of Political Science, and Charles Branham, Senior Historian at the DuSable Museum of African American History, to view the ceremony and discuss the significance of the inauguration.

  • Members of the University community also can view the live ceremony online from most locations on campus, via cTV at See for details about available channels, supported locations and system requirements.

In Washington, DC

Members of the University community who plan to be in Washington, D.C., to witness the inauguration are invited to take part in a series of special events, including a panel discussion with University affiliates who took part in the campaign, an economic forecast dinner and a on open house near the parade route. Registration is required and space is limited—please see a full listing for details.

January 20, 2009