Caroline Kubzansky

Managing Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

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.

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February 24, 2021

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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 …

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February 5, 2021

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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.

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February 3, 2021

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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.

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February 1, 2021

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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.

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January 25, 2021

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Nov. 5, 2020