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National Nurses United and Graduate Students United hosted a press conference in front of Levi Hall during the bargaining processes for their contracts with the University.

Here Comes the Money: University and Unions Begin Discussing Pay and Benefits

By Nikhil Jaiswal / December 6, 2023
Notably, the contract for nurses, represented by National Nurses United (NNU), expired in November, leaving the union free to strike.
John W. Boyer on the State of the Universitys Finances

John W. Boyer on the State of the University’s Finances

By John W. Boyer / December 6, 2023
We must recognize the fact that among the very top private universities in the United States, UChicago remains the most undercapitalized, owing in large part to the fateful collapse of its undergraduate enrollments in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
University of Chicago Medicine

UChicago Medicine Abolishes $173.7 Million in Unpaid Medical Debt for 85,060 Patients

By Nick Rommel / November 30, 2023

On October 25, UChicago Medicine announced their participation in Cook County’s Medical Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI), abolishing $173.7 million in unpaid medical debt for 85,060 Cook County residents...

Dr. Selwyn Rogers, founding director of the UCMed Trauma Center, stands outside the adult emergency room.

UCMed’s Trauma Center Celebrates Five Years of Treating Patients on the South Side

By Naina Purushothaman and Anika Krishnaswamy / November 27, 2023
The Director of the Trauma Center speaks to The Maroon about the center’s impact on the South Side
Multiple individuals stand facing many different directions, some in groups having conversations, in front of a multistory brick building with a sign that says Ivy and above the door.

Ivy Residences to Lay Off 10 Unionized Employees Without Severance

By Nikhil Jaiswal / November 24, 2023

Last Thursday, November 16, employees and community allies rallied in front of Ivy Residences’ 53rd Street office after all 10 building maintenance workers were told they would be let go without severance...

Remembrance organizers hung up papers with the names of deceased Palestinians.

UChicago Muslim Students Association and Students for Justice in Palestine Organize Remembrance in Honor of Palestinian Victims

By Tiffany Li / November 16, 2023

UChicago Muslim Students Association (MSA) and Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) organized a remembrance and prayer outside Kent Chemical Laboratory to commemorate Palestinian lives lost in the ongoing...

University President Paul Alivisatos.

Paul Alivisatos Talks Student Safety, Free Expression, and Hyde Park Relations

By Naina Purushothaman / November 13, 2023
Alivisatos spoke about the reduction in Lyft rides, recent protests on campus, and the state of the Hong Kong campus amid geopolitical turmoil.
Protestors rallied outside ISAC

In New Strategy, Pro-Palestine Demonstrators Protest Directly to Admissions Tour Groups

By Emma Janssen / November 11, 2023
UCUP directed its messaging specifically to prospective students and families through a day of chants, speeches, and rallies.
Members of multiple campus unions rally together on the quad.

Four Unions Rally on Quad Amid Contract Renegotiations

By Tiffany Li / November 8, 2023
The rally drew hundreds of supporters for the unions, which called for higher wages, safer workplaces, and better insurance.
Professors Clifford Ando and Jon Levy speaking about the Universitys Financial Situation at an event organized by the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory.

UChicago Professor Sounds Alarm Over Troubling University Finances

By Eric Fang / November 8, 2023
Classics professor Clifford Ando highlights University financial concerns and cautions against degrading Humanities and Social Sciences Divisions in cost-cutting efforts.
Graduate Students assembling at the Harris School of Public Policy before voting in the January 31 to Feb 1 unionization election.

GSU and University Make Progress But Still Far From Contract

By Nikhil Jaiswal / November 7, 2023
The two sides have made substantial progress but have yet to agree on any monetary aspects of the contract.
The sun setting as seen from the quad.

Photo Essay: Campus Sees First Snow of School Year

By Sophie Bauer, Photographer / November 3, 2023

  The University campus witnessed the first snowfall of the 2023–24 school year on October 31. What started as a light dusting in the morning turned into a cold flurry by the afternoon, blanketing...

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