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Chicago Program students with Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the State Street subway.

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Building the Experiential Learning Cycle

Feb 18, 2015
Gateway to Chinatown

At the Gateway to Chinatown.

It was barely 24 hours after they had arrived in the city, and the Chicago Program students were huddled in small groups figuring out how to tackle the scavenger hunt, a staple of the program's orientation week.

Each group was getting set to head off to its assigned neighborhood — Hyde Park, Chinatown, Wicker Park, or Uptown — with just a few basic instructions to follow: travel by public transportation, taking both buses and trains; find the four "notable sites" listed for their neighborhood; ask a local resident to describe their community; and be back at the program office in three hours or less. Read more


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