In celebration of the launch of the UChicago Science of Learning Center, Angela Duckworth, PhD. Professor Duckworth will discuss her groundbreaking research on "grit," the tendency to pursue challenging goals over years with perseverance and passion. Angela Duckworth's talk on grit will be followed by remarks from Elizabeth Kirby (Chief Officer of Strategy & Planning for Chicago Public Schools), Charles Payne (SSA) and Camille Farrington (UEI), with a focus on urban students.
The event is Monday, November 16, 2015, with the lecture from 3:30-5:30 p,m, at Mandel Hall, Reynolds Club, at 1131 E. 57th St.. Following Professor Duckworth's lecture, there will be a reception to celebrate the opening of the new Science of Learning Center from 5:30-7 p,m. at the Quad Club Main Dining Room, 1155 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637.
This event is open to the public but space is limited. Please RSVP by Nov. 10 here.