Lab News

  • Lab to host independent schools diversity job fair

    Posted February 4, 2016

    On Saturday, February 27, 9 a.m. to noon, Lab will host this event for teachers, staff, and administrators of color who are interested in careers at independent schools. Nearly 20 other independent schools will be represented along with co-sponsors, Francis W. Parker and Latin schools. More information and registration is online.

  • Gordon Parks Arts Hall on the cover of the January 2016 issue of Architect Magazine

    Posted January 22, 2016

    See page 120 of the digital edition found online here.

  • UChicago to honor teacher Charles Branham, PhD’81, at MLK celebration

    Posted January 7, 2016

    The University’s annual MLK Celebration events will include three members of the UChicago community being presented with Diversity Leadership Awards.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service, Saturday, January 16. Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the national holiday

    Posted December 17, 2015
  • Take a Look at Lab: a slide show that celebrates the people and work in our classrooms

    Posted December 3, 2015
  • Gordon Parks Arts Hall

    Posted September 29, 2015

    The construction fence is gone and the lilacs are back!

  • MacArthur ”genius” Labbies

    Posted September 29, 2015

    Astrophysicist and MacArthur “genius” Andrea Ghez is quoted in the NYT on, How MacArthur Geniuses Handle Their Money Windfalls. She is one of four people associated with Lab who have won this prestigious award. She is joined by former teacher Vivian Paley who won in 1986 and two (yes two) members of the class of 1969: musician George E. Lewis won in 2002 and and geriatrician Dr. Diane Meier won the same year as Ms. Ghez, 2008.

  • U-Highers study at Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA

    Posted September 17, 2015

    As part of the University of Chicago’s expanding partnership with Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, a dozen U-Highers, accompanied by Lab science teachers and staff, spent a week getting their hands wet.

  • Studying the vocabulary of the environment

    Posted September 17, 2015

    Last spring High School Spanish students wrote sentences and found images that related to their hopes and fears about pollution or possible ways of helping the environment. They collaged them into profile images of themselves to reflect the very personal nature of their expressions.

  • Lab is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 academic year

    Posted August 25, 2015

    Our goal is to support your effort to find a school that fits your child’s and family’s needs. Like many independent schools, Lab’s admission process, and especially the number of available openings, varies by grade level, and from year to year. Learn more about Lab’s admission process on our website.