Timuel Black worked alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. and W.E.B. DuBois as a loud advocate against segregation in Chicago Public Schools.
Matthew Clark and Gregory Malandrucco were beaten by three Chicago police officers in 2010. They are still searching for the third man.
Fourth-year Crystal Tsoi shares the story of her arrest and trial.
A late-night taco truck and a push to end human trafficking were just two of the annual fund’s big winners.
Forty-three men were officially installed into the fraternity last Friday.
After 75 years away from the University, Delta Tau Delta is trying to reestablish a campus presence. Zeta Beta Tau, another new fraternity, is also trying to expand.
Due to the company’s financial instability, it is uncertain whether the store on 47th street will close.
Students and administrators are reviewing the sexual violence policies it has implemented since spring 2010.
Fourth Ward Alderman Will Burns (A.B. ’95, A.M. ’98) held a community meeting at the Congregation Rodfei Zekek on Tuesday addressing community concerns regarding the proposed closure of the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) 21st District police station.
Morgan Buerkett was remembered by hundreds of family and friends in a somber ceremony held in the Ratner Athletics Center Monday night.
Returning to her alma mater to engage students in the arts, Kimberly Peirce (A.B. ’90), director of the movies Boys Don’t Cry and Stop Loss, discussed her passion for film and and her experiences in the movie industry in a discussion with her former professor, Lauren Berlant.
With literal fanfare, a musical tribute and a procession of academics accompanied Tuesday’s dedication of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library in Harper Commons.
Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley was appointed to a position at the Harris School of Public Policy Tuesday morning, effective June 1 for the next five years.
At a meeting between student and University administrators, President Zimmer painted a grim picture for SRIC’s future.
The announcement that Whole Foods will make its mark in Hyde Park in 2014 has community members talking about its place in the neighborhood.
While nine students have already been offered the year-long fellowships abroad, some U of C applications are still under consideration.
The Mansueto Library opened yesterday morning and within a couple hours was completely filled with students, faculty, and visitors wanting to study and tour.
Students forced Zimmer and Goff-Crews to defend the University’s neutral stance.
Students will decide if U of C should incorporate the Socially Responsible Investment Committee this week.
Eve Ensler focuses on the
commonalities between women across the globe in her talk last Sunday
Victims offer the footage and a monetary award in a call for more information from Chicago police about an assault last year.
The U of C’s Computation Institute will be one of nine organizations that make up the new RDCEP center, which will approach climate change issues from various disciplines.
The campus watering hole served up a screening, pints,
and trivia during Sunday’s Oscars ceremony.
Student activists are pressuring the University to pull all its investments from HEI Hotels & Resorts.
SG members are conflicted over ORCSA protocols for sending mass emails, which was brought to attention during a recent and largely unpublicized College Council election.
Two workers doing renovation work at the University’s Accelerator Building were injured after a service elevator fell 12 feet.
Nobel Prize laureate James Heckman compared Becker to Issac Newton at Friday’s conference, calling his legacy endlessly valuable.
Candidates hope to address the ward’s education system, retail development, unemployment, and high crime rates.
Five Guys will open its doors on East 53rd Street and South Harper Avenue by the end of this year.
Shirley Newsome will hold the seat left vacant by Toni Preckwinkle.
The new Café 57 won’t serve gelato or paninis, but aims to be more “bike-friendly” by offering whole fruit smoothies, fruit cups, homemade ice cream, and hoagies, said co-owner Tony Wilkins (M.B.A. ’86).
“The political process responds to heat and noise and not to numbers,” author and lecturer Charlie Wheelan said at a Harris School talk Friday.
The 101-year-old Hyde Park Neighborhood Club will invest in youth programming so the “club will be more stable moving into [its] second century,” its institutional advancement director said.
Grammy Award–winning rapper Che Smith, a.k.a. Rhymefest, who co-wrote the Grammy-winning song “Jesus Walks” with Kanye West, hopes to become the next Alderman of the 20th ward.
American oil dependence pushed the Deepwater oil rig to its breaking point, sending the American marine ecosystem into havoc, said a panel of oil experts at Shedd Aquarium Wednesday evening.
James Watson, who along with his sister endowed the lectureship, introduced Green and spoke briefly on his experiences at the U of C.
A $6-million project to improve the safety and walkability of the Midway Plaisance is underway, as part of the University’s efforts to improve the continuity of campus south of the Midway.
The pilot program, which currently has 20 bikes, surpassed expectations, with upwards of 600 users and about 100 rentals per week.
The looming danger of a water-depleted America is unacceptable for University of Arizona law professor Robert Glennon.
Supreme Court-nominee Elena Kagan served as an assistant professor at the Law School from 1991 until 1995, overlapping with Obama’s tenure there.
Funds from Fifth Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston’s menu budget will be used to pay the fare on newly-installed meters at parking spots at the East 63rd Street beach this summer.
Rothschild’s research into the correspondence and legal documents regarding the life of the young woman have provided insights into the political discourse of the young woman’s master, John Johnston.
Collins, the director of the National Institute of Health (NIH), focused on unconventional approaches to science this Saturday at Northwestern University.
Stone, who observed firsthand a more personal side of the Justices, said the ruling was especially difficult for Brennan.
Chicago soil is especially well suited to fungi, but urbanization has led to decreasing amounts of nitrogen in the soil, Evolutionary Biologist and Field Museum curator Gregory Mueller said.
Along with discussions on the city’s plans to spend the $55 million, the panel also addressed the question of how to prevent home foreclosure.
80 students danced the night away Saturday in a Technicolor-themed Ida Noyes, raising money for a local charity as part of the University’s eighth annual Dance Marathon.
Kathe Kollwitz, one of the founding members of the activist feminist organization Guerrilla Girls, gave a presentation on the blatant discrimination of women in the world of art at the International House Friday.