Caroline Kubzansky

Managing Editor


Shady Dealer Plagiarizes COVID-19 Issue; Maroon Dismisses Two Staffers for Leaking Internal Documents

An editor at The Chicago Shady Dealer downloaded numerous internal Maroon files containing pre-publication elements of the paper’s upcoming COVID-19 special issue which are reproduced in The Dealer’s articles.


February 24, 2021


3:23 p.m.

University Reports 44 New COVID Cases, Including Nine Case Cluster Off Campus

The University reported that it vaccinated 400 people against COVID-19 last week as part of phase 1b for Chicago’s vaccination campaign. About 450 more will be vaccinated this weekend, with both groups set to return for a second dose February 21 or …


February 5, 2021


6:32 p.m.

U.S. Department of Education to Investigate UChicago for Alleged Title IX Violation

A recently dismissed Ph.D. candidate alleges his withdrawal was due to a rejected Title IX complaint.


February 3, 2021


5:29 p.m.

Virtual Convocation with “Limited” In-Person, Distanced Diploma Ceremonies for Class of 2021

The verbal conferring of degrees will take place remotely, while graduates will likely receive their diplomas at a distanced, in-person ceremony. The College will fund academic regalia for fourth-years.


February 1, 2021


11:26 a.m.

UofC Begins Phase 1b Vaccine Rollout, Eyes End of March to Start 1c

The vaccine will be made available to University-affiliated essential frontline workers, current UChicago Medicine patients, and faculty and staff 65 or older. There are only two windows for this population to get vaccinated.


January 25, 2021


12:43 p.m.

Vaccine Rollout to University Community Delayed as Guidelines Change

As the COVID-19 vaccination campaign inches along, adjustments to Chicago Department of Health guidelines means that the majority of UChicago affiliates will receive vaccines in a later stage of the rollout.


January 14, 2021

UCMC Expects to Begin Vaccinating Staff Against COVID-19 as Soon as Dec. 16

Chicago public health officials expect 23,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to arrive next week, pending emergency approval by the FDA. 1,950 vaccine doses are expected to go to UCMC workers.


December 11, 2020

Geophysical Sciences Grad Students Call on Faculty to Denounce Videos By Department Member

Following a set of videos published by professor Dorian Abbot, a group of students in his department are demanding that he be removed from his social media and website positions, as well as departmental denunciation of the video’s content.


December 2, 2020

Election Day Sees Steady Stream of Diverse Voters at Hyde Park, Woodlawn Polling Places

Despite options to vote by mail-in or absentee ballot, neighborhood polling places still saw healthy turnouts for in-person voting on Election Day.


November 5, 2020

Voting in a pandemic

A voter at Cornerstone Baptist Church came armed with gloves, goggles, and Lysol spray to stay safe while casting her ballot.


Nov. 5, 2020