Booth School Of Business Working Hard To Prove Students Get Out Once In A While, Are Socially Adept Enough To Speak With One Another


The University of Chicago’s new business school building, designed by Rafael Vinoly who was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1910 Robie House across the street, is oriented around a six-story, glass-and-steel atrium that acts as the school’s “living room." The social space has helped change the view that the business school is a haven for math geeks and social misfits, said Stacey Kole, a deputy dean. “We’re working hard to break that perception,” Kole said. “When you come to campus, you see more activity. It’s a much more positive place to be.” [Bloomberg]