The Collegiate Readership program, which brought free copies of The New York Times and USA Today to campus last spring, will return in January.
A contracted library employee was arrested on felony theft charges on Tuesday afternoon on the first floor of the Regenstein Library. The thief was chased by two students, who rallied others to stop the man from leaving the building.
The new initiative, dubbed Law and Economics 2.0, launched in October from a partnership between the University of Chicago Law School, the Booth School of Business, and the Department of Economics. The new Institute for Law and Economics is the initiative’s centerpiece.
University signs agreement with city to spend $1.7 billion over the next five years, with a focus on local jobs.
Blood can still boil when it’s 10 degrees below – here’s just a few things that worked students up last year.
Fifty students marched yesterday against a University decision to cut housekeeping jobs in front of the administration building.
Fourth ward Alderman-elect Will Burns (A.B. ’95, A.M. ’98) talked with UCDems on Saturday.
UCPD officers handcuffed a student outside the Regenstein Library on Wednesday evening.
Led by third-year Youssef Kalad, the slate is proposing new social media initiatives to reach the student body in addition to increased funding and mentorship to student entrepreneurs.
Administration warns students against tampering with Time Schedules, but gives new website ScheduleSpy the green light.
Two second-years developed a website to check for available spots on the U of C’s time schedules online. Their site received $480 yesterday from the Uncommon Fund, and they plan to use it for two years worth of server space.
Pawar unexpectedly won the aldermanic election for the 47th ward. Local politicians Hairston and Burns will represent the 5th and 4th wards respectively.
A second-year with a taste for coffee and a knack for entrepreneurial endeavors shares his barista skills with customers.
Preservationists worry the University will tear the apartment building down, while Republicans hope to transform it into a museum.
Charles Payne is a Distinguished Service Professor at the School of Social Service Administration.
Sotomayor gave advice to Law School students at a talk Monday morning.
Some advice for upcoming midterms: Spend ten minutes before an exam writing down your fears. Sian Beilock’s new research says it could boost your score by a grade point.
Several attendees discussed their personal experiences with the UCMC after traumatic episodes, some being admitted and others not.
With the expiration of Aramark’s residential dining contract in June, the University has started to reevaluate its dining system. The forum went over the plans and evaluations that have been put to action.
A record 21,669 students applied to matriculate at the College next fall, a 12 percent jump from the previous high of 19,374 applicants. The increase in applications for the Class of 2015 builds on last year’s 42 percent spike in applications.
The petition alleges unanswered calls and unpredictable arrival times make SafeRide less safe than its name implies.
While they were enrolled at the U of C, a group of recent alums argued an immigration suit before Seventh Circuit, eventually winning their case.
The Ad Hoc Committee has not yet met this academic year, despite a number of remaining agenda items.
One month into the school year, the Maroon checks up on how Next Generation has measured up with its campaign promises.
If appointed, Phillips will be the fourth person to hold the position in the past year.
SG has added new technical positions, updated its website, and created teams of student volunteers.
An “alarming increase in students going to the ER” spurred the change, Dean Susan Art said
“There isn’t much that Student Government can do in the way of protecting the student,” SG president Jarrod Wolf said.
Three may be a crowd, but not at Thursday’s Student Government (SG) open forum, which resembled office hours with Vice President for Campus Life Kim Goff-Crews.
Newly-elected slate NextGen set itself a series of goals for its time in office during its campaign, and while the incumbents won’t officially take office until the current slate graduates, NextGen is already hard at work.
Programs like TFA and UTEP have lately become popular options for U of C graduates seeking hands-on work experience before entering the job world or graduate school, which some participants have credited to an increased interest in civic engagement.
Though it is unlikely, the case could affect UCMC’s application for property tax exemption after it recently broke ground on a $700-million hospital pavilion.
Members of the Working Group on the Sexual Assault Policy hope student support will prompt action from the provost’s review committee.
The Uncommon Fund Committee chose 13 projects from 54 submissions, ranging from new board games in Ex Libris to plans for public art installations on campus.
The University now links course listings on the Time Schedules Web site to course reading lists at Barnes and Noble and the Seminary Co-op, as mandated by a law to go into effect in summer.
Computer science professor Ian Foster received the largest grant, $32 million, from the National Science Foundation.
UCPD said the Harper break-in was near enough to the other thefts to raise the possibility that they were related: “There’s intense investigation underway.”
Robbers have targeted Goodspeed Hall, Cobb, and Gates-Blake in the past two months, according to a UCPD spokesman; the music, film, and French departments, as well as the Center for the Study of Languages (CSL) were robbed.
Construction on campus pathways will be completed February 8, ending weeks of rerouted traffic on sidewalks across campus.
The new restaurant, still on 55th Street and Hyde Park Boulevard, will combine traditional elements from Orly’s with New Orleans cuisine.
The weekend shuttle runs hourly from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. between the Reynolds Club and the El stop at Roosevelt Road and State Street in the South Loop. The South Loop Shuttle Service made its first trip downtown Friday, a viable alternative to public transportation or taxis.
The panel, hosted by the Platypus Society, was structured around a single question: Was the establishment of the Islamic Republic a tragedy for the Left?
The struggle for economic dominance during European colonization mirrors the spread of European languages, linguistics professor Salikoko Mufwene said in a Humanities Day lecture.