Vice President for Civic Engagement Derek Douglas announced the creation of a new student advisory council to provide a link between student and administrative involvement in the community.
Yusho, a Japanese restaurant that will open at the former location of Third World Cafe on 53rd Street, has the University’s support in getting a liquor license.
Ellen Sahli will be leaving her position at the University to work for the Chicago Housing Authority.
Construction will begin next January and continue until the fall 2015.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker spoke about the challenges of achieving change and the power of small acts of kindness at the 2012 George E. Kent Lecture in Mandel Hall on Wednesday night.
A selection committee of students and staff appointed Derek Douglas, currently special assistant to President Obama for urban affairs, as the University’s next Vice President for Civic Engagement. He will take office in January 2012.
University signs agreement with city to spend $1.7 billion over the next five years, with a focus on local jobs.