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Professors Monika Nalepa and Andrew Eggers to Join Editorial Board of the American Political Science Review

By Lucas Frisancho / April 8, 2024
Nalepa and Eggers aim to streamline the journal’s submission and review process in their new roles.
Members of GSU-UE at a rally on the Quad in November.

GSU-UE Members Ratify First-Ever Contract with University

By Gabriel Kraemer / April 1, 2024
Members of Graduate Students United overwhelmingly approved a tentative agreement the union had reached with the University earlier this month.
Members of SEIU Local 73 pose for a picture outside of Levi Hall.

Skilled Trades Workers Ratify New Contract With University

By Gabriel Kraemer / April 1, 2024
SEIU Local 73, representing skilled Facilities Services workers, had raised concerns about staffing and wage competitiveness amid protracted negotiations.
A member of Faculty Forward holding a sign at a rally in the quad.

Faculty Forward Begins New Bargaining Session with the University for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

By Amy Ma / March 28, 2024
Increased compensation, visa sponsorship, and benefits eligibility for non-tenure-track faculty and writing specialists are the main priorities of this bargaining session.
Students walking in the Quad.

UChicago Facing $4.95 Million Settlement Payout Over COVID-19 Tuition Lawsuit

By Tiffany Li / March 21, 2024
If approved on April 10, the settlement would make all students enrolled any time between January 1 and the end of spring quarter of 2020 eligible for cash awards of at least $25.
Members of National Nurses United demonstrate outside of the University of Chicago Medical Center in Hyde Park.

Nurses’ Union Reach New Contract With UCM, Call Off Strike

By Tiffany Li / March 20, 2024
After having previously reached 26 tentative agreements on individual issues with UChicago Medical Center, National Nurses United members voted to approve a new contract on March 12 and 13.
Voter submits their ballot during the 2022 midterm elections.

What You Need to Know About the Judicial Elections

By Tiffany Li / March 18, 2024

On March 19, Illinois voters will have the chance to select their judges. As opposed to an appointment process, Illinois judges are chosen by voters in partisan elections. Here’s what you need to know...

From left to right: Bryce Hopkins, Steven Luo, and Beverly Batts.

The Double Degree Dash: A Closer Look at UChicago’s 4+1 Program

By Vernon Li / February 29, 2024
Three students from the first 4+1 Advanced Scholars cohort share their experiences.
Associate Vice President for Safety & Security Eric M. Heath.

Eric M. Heath Talks Campus Safety, Security Alerts, and Changes to the Lyft Program

By Amy Ma / February 27, 2024
Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Eric M. Heath discussed recent initiatives in campus safety and transportation undertaken by the department.
Levi Hall on a snowy day.

2023 Campus Climate Survey Reports Greater Levels of Harassment Than 2016 Survey

By Nikhil Jaiswal / February 26, 2024
Faculty, staff, and students surveyed in Spring of 2023 reported greater belonging and less intolerance than in 2016, but marginalized groups reported higher levels of intolerance than their peers.
National Nurses United members vote on authorizing a strike at UChicago Medicine.

UChicago Nurses Approve Strike Authorization

By Nick Rommel / February 21, 2024
The authorization comes as months-long contract negotiations between National Nurses United and UChicago Medicine have stalled.
Students on the Womens Cross Country team in 1994. Courtesy of the University of Chicago Special Collections Research Center.

DEI Programming Highlights Cultural Issues in Cross Country Teams

By Finn Hartnett / February 15, 2024
Students on the UChicago Women’s Cross Country team are speaking up about the lack of support and inclusivity in the locker room. As both the men’s and women’s teams begin spearheading an increasing amount of DEI programming, they approach a pivotal crossroads.
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