Anu Vashist

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Following Obama Discussion, IOP Disinformation Conference Welcomes Host of Political Speakers

Speakers included Senator Amy Klobuchar, Representative Adam Kinzinger, whistleblower Frances Haugen, and journalist Brian Stelter.

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April 17, 2022

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12:20 a.m.

Case Numbers, Positivity Rates Rise on Campus as Classroom Mask Mandate Lifted

UChicago Forward, which is discontinuing weekly email updates, recommended “getting a PCR test and masking vigilantly when in doubt” in addition to staying home when sick.

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April 10, 2022

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7:24 p.m.

At IOP Disinformation Conference, Obama Warns of “Anger, Resentment, Conflict, Division” Monetized Online

The three-day conference held at UChicago, titled “Disinformation and the Erosion of Democracy,” featured former president Barack Obama alongside award-winning journalists Maria Ressa and Anne Applebaum.

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April 7, 2022

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9:34 a.m.

Most Classroom Settings to Go Mask-Optional Starting April 4

Individual instructors may not set masking policies in classrooms.

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March 30, 2022

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9:14 p.m.

UCM Explores Options for Addressing COVID-Related Burnout in Health-Care Workers

UChicago Medicine has renewed its focus on workers’ mental health and wellness, as well as minimizing work-related stress.

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March 7, 2022

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10:41 p.m.

Class of 2026 Applicants Grapple With College Application Process Shaped by the COVID-19 Pandemic

While testing requirements have eased for many schools, students still face a complicated landscape of ever-changing expectations and competition.

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March 3, 2022

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9:29 p.m.

Advanced Photon Source at Argonne Helps Pfizer Develop COVID-19 Pill

“Truly invaluable”: Argonne National Laboratory’s Lisa Keefe reflects on successful collaboration with Pfizer.

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February 15, 2022

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6:19 p.m.

University Reports 469 Cases and Potential Isolate-in-Place Protocol

The University experienced a 6.34 percent positivity rate and announced a possible isolation-in-place policy for on-campus residents.

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January 14, 2022

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6:50 p.m.

#CareNotCops Reflects on Halloween Cop Watching and Police Abolition

#CareNotCops participated in Halloween programming organized by Good Kids Mad City in response to increased police presence.

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January 11, 2022

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7:37 p.m.

UChicago Medicine Helps Local High Schoolers Navigate Health-Care Careers for Second Year

The Heart and Vascular Center mentorship program, which was launched in 2020, pairs high school students on the South Side with health-care professionals and offers hands-on training.

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January 10, 2022

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11:09 p.m.