Kyle Gracey (SM ’10), Ramzy Mardini (AM ‘09), and Damon Porter (AB ’10) will intern at the White House this fall, a post big on cachet but low on pay.
Reversals in federal funding of University stem cell research have left the fate of current University grant applications unclear.
McNeill has written numerous books on global history, and helped design the Western Civilization Core sequence.
The announcement comes a month after student activists proposed a Student Government referendum to centralize disciplinary procedures, a reform that has been rejected by the University for years.
Students will soon receive their federally subsidized loans directly from the government rather than through banks and credit unions, which are seen as less reliable lenders after the credit crisis.
“Just finished getting crushed,” a doctor wrote, referring to the volume of injured patients at the camp, “67 patients on 3 buses, after dark. Conditions quite intense, quite rough. Running short on tents, short on hands, several generators now, security intact. Many quite vulnerable people. Hungry and tired.”
Andrew Grene (B.A. ’87), a United Nations diplomat in Haiti, died in last week’s devastating earthquake.
Vermilion Development, a Chicago-based developer, won the contract after a long deliberation process that began with a request for proposals in November 2008.
“Dear University of Chicago,” the essay read. “It fills me up with that gooey sap you feel late at night when I think about things that are really special to me about you.”
The amount and severity of alcohol use have surprised Dean of the College Susan Art and she plans to launch more preventative efforts
The scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM), which Crew invented in 1964, revolutionized physics and chemistry by producing the first still and moving images of atoms.
Ayers will still be on probation for allowing five students to walk through his first-floor Janotta House window in the SCRH last month.
Few are visiting the store, due to poor visibility and competition from the all-you-can-eat South Campus Dining Hall yards away.
Ayers, and the 267 members of the Facebook group that support him, think Housing’s decision was too harsh.
In a concession to preservationists, the demolition, originally scheduled for this summer, will for now spare Chicago’s last Walter Gropius-designed building, in addition to the Main Reese building. The city has cautioned, however, that this is only a preliminary demolition.
As protesters heckled inside the Reynolds Club and out, the Former Israeli Prime Minister gave a speech meant to last only 20 minutes. It took one-and-a-half hours.
Upcoming faculty expansion has potential to propel the University past its academic competitors.
Zimmer also assured faculty and students that there are no plans for further budget cuts or reductions in financial aid.
Unfinished windows pose safety hazard for new dorm residents
The dorm, still touting its administrative code-name, was delayed and over-budget
Imagine standing behind a podium, prepared to answer questions ranging from presidential assassinations in Africa to obscure figures in Japanese mythology to a minuscule plot detail from a George Sand novel.
Then, at the moment of truth, you find you have to recall the inventor of kitty litter.
Preservationist: “The buildings really are important in terms of the history of modernism in this country, but it’s not really just about that. Michael Reese is an asset of the city of Chicago, and really the question here is ‘Do we want to throw this away?’”
Ecology prof: “We could be a model kind of city school for environmentalism if there was a little more commitment at the top level and a little more demand at the bottom from students.”
The College’s Financial Aid Office will keep its need-analysis procedure despite economic changes that have slashed home equity values.
Concerns has forced many colleges to take a more individual approach to the yield, which is the percentage of admitted students who ultimately decide to attend.
The University’s increased attention to alumni relations has stimulated donations in the face of a national decline in fundraising for higher education. While the University’s endowment has dropped 30 percent, the administration expects donations for the 2009 fiscal year to set records, in part due to the $300 million donation of David Booth, the investor alumnus for whom the University’s business school is now named.
“Hollywood’s voracious appetite for stories led them actively to pursue African-American narratives, but just as surely to deracinate them or in the end to reject them.”
Four Shoreland houses will be combined into two upon moving to the new dorm, according to resident heads of the impacted houses. Hale and Filbey, and Bradbury and Dudley, the Shoreland’s top four floors, will be merged.
A shuttle bus crashed through the East 53rd Street storefront of The Great Frame Up on Saturday, breaking the legs of a 60-year-old pedestrian and cutting an employee with flying glass. The driver, 68-year-old William Byndum, was charged with driving under the influence and negligent driving, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). The bus contained no passengers at the time.