For more than 130 years we've put students at the heart of everything we do. We're committed to seeing everyone within these walls succeed and reach their full potential through an educational experience that will empower them to tinker, 犯错误, 问问题, 改变他们对周围世界的看法.
Something I learned at Latin that I still use today is the importance of stories.
在我感兴趣的课堂上, 和志同道合的朋友在一起, 来到这个地方真的让我很兴奋.
My favorite class so far has been Algorithms and Data Structure. 这是一门计算机科学选修课.
“你不仅可以了解政治, 你可以塑造政治, 特别是在地方一级, 以非常真实的方式."
01岁的萨达夫·贾弗有一份体面的工作, two day jobs in fact: teaching courses on Islam and South Asia through literature and film while also working on a book about secularism among Indian intellectuals as a post-doctoral re搜索 associate at Princteon University's Institute for International and Regional Studies. So what prompted her to add to her workload and run for public office? 阅读更多.
以斯拉米勒 '15 recalls a point in the summer of this year where he was stressing over a project. He was commissioned by fashion house Balenciaga to create a video for Paris Fashion Week that would be displayed on the floor and walls of a giant tunnel made up of hundreds of LED panels. 这个想法, 是加拿大概念艺术家乔恩·拉夫曼的创意, was that models would walk through the tunnel for a 15-minute performance. 阅读更多.
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"If I can get an 8-year-old to think about ownership from the simple act of giving her shares, 那我为什么不能再养10个孩子呢, 一个100多, 1,000多?"
Latin alum Rendel所罗门 '96 is on a mission to instill a sense of hope in underserved youth by turning them into empowered shareholders. Inspired by his great-grandparents' experience as sharecroppers in the early 1900s and his 8-year-old niece's interest in learning what it means to be a shareholder, Solomon founded the nonprofit organization One Stock One Future. 阅读更多.
“There were years between jobs – very long years – when I was wondering whether I should have really gone into finance. But somehow I was able to always bluff my way into a part or a writing job. 我想人们意识到了我 愿意做任何事.”
艾克·巴林霍尔兹95年的表现不错. 他的梦想工作是扮演摩根·图克斯, 一个有前科，心地善良的男护士, on "The Mindy Project" while at the same time writing for the show with his longtime fellow alum and writing partner Dave Stassen '95. 阅读更多.
艾琳Hanlon '95 always knew she'd be a teacher – she just imagined her students would be a bit younger.
"I've wanted to be a teacher since I was a small child," she said. "I had envisioned being a kindergarten or grade school teacher, so my current career path is somewhat different than what I thought it might be." 阅读更多.
即使在高中, Illinois Attorney general Lisa Madigan stood out because of her political awareness and commitment to social justice issues. 她在学生会很活跃, and vocal about her opinions on topics ranging from women's rights to apartheid in South Africa. Madigan went on to study government at Georgetown University and worked for Illinois Sen. 保罗·西蒙在华盛顿报道.C. After college, she spent a year volunteering as a high school teacher in South Africa.
“Latin opened my eyes to how much could be accomplished if I took things seriously. If I want something, I know I just have to put the work in to get it. That has turned out to have a really great impact on my life.”
“你只有一次生命. Why not give a little to make things better for yourself and those around you?"
By his early 20s, 比利12月 was known as Chicago's leading nightclub impresario. These days he is making a name for himself nationally as one of the city's most successful restaurateurs and entertainment entrepreneurs. 阅读更多.