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Jorge Cham

Save the Date, October 8, 2011!

The UIC Graduate College invites UIC graduate students to attend a screening of "PHD: The Movie" and a live Q & A discussion with Jorge Cham creator of Piled Higher and Deeper a grad student comic strip. "PHD: The Movie" was written, produced and directed by Jorge Cham and the students, staff and faculty at the California Institute of Technology. It stars real Ph.D. students and addresses themes common to all grad students: the pressures of academia, finding a balance between research and your personal life and persevering through difficult situations; all with a whimsical and sharp sense of humor.

When: October 8, 2011 (Saturday)

Where: Student Center East Illinois Room

Time: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Flyers (PDF)

Prizes will be awarded; snacks and lunch will be provided.

This event is free to UIC graduate students, although registration will be required.

To see the movie trailer visit:

Check back for possible updates.

Second screening October 26, 2011 (Wednesday)

Pictures from the Event