Kate Mabus

CONTRIBUTIONS

2022 USG Election

USG Election and Rules Committee Chair Justin Smith and President Allen Abbott announced results.

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April 22, 2022

Ph.D. Students Will No Longer Be Required to Pay Student Services Fee Across Six Divisions and Schools

The Division of the Humanities, Social Sciences Division, the Crown School, and the Divinity School will cover the student services fee for all Ph.D. students starting autumn quarter 2022.

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January 25, 2022

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10:16 p.m.

Prosecutors Say Gunman Shot by UCPD Officer Was Experiencing Mental Health Episode; Involved Officer Also Shot Charles Thomas in 2018

Minutes before being shot by UCPD officer Nicolas Twardak, Rhysheen Wilson told 911 dispatcher he was seeking “suicide by cop.” After five gun wounds, Wilson is now in serious but stable condition and Twardak is on mandatory administrative leave.

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January 20, 2022

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10:40 a.m.

Chancellor Zimmer Resigns From University of Austin Advisory Board

“The new university made a number of statements about higher education in general, largely quite critical, that diverged very significantly from my own views,” Zimmer said in a statement.

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November 15, 2021

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1:08 p.m.

Amid Promotion Prospect, SALC Professor Accused of Sexual Assault Sues Alum for Defamation

Associate professor Rochona Majumdar, who was accused in a since-dismissed Title IX case by former Ph.D. candidate Zain Jamshaid, is suing alum C. Christine Fair for defamation of character and damages to her career.

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November 7, 2021

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5:10 p.m.

Student Groups Advocate for Reinstatement of Dismissed Ph.D. Student

Student activist groups are demanding the Department of Cinema and Media Studies restore Zain Jamshaid to its Ph.D. program and support his continued research.

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October 12, 2021

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7:15 p.m.

Faculty Forward Reaches Tentative Agreement With UChicago

The non-tenure faculty union will secure a 7.5 percent pay increase for all members over the next three years.

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October 6, 2021

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2:22 p.m.

Paul Alivisatos Wants To Begin His Presidency by Listening

From attending UChicago as an undergraduate to serving as provost at UC Berkeley, future university president Paul Alivisatos understands the importance of collaboration and open discussion.

FEATURE

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April 20, 2021

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3 p.m.

UCM To Create Medical Records for Student Body in Preparation for Vaccine Distribution

The program will make all students who do not opt out of a UCM medical record eligible for a vaccine during Phase 2, predicted to begin May 31.

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February 24, 2021

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2:24 p.m.

OPC Announces Plans To Break Ground in April, Begin Construction in August

Following four years of federal review and community criticism, the Obama Foundation will move forward with the $500 million construction project and begin recruiting employees.

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February 10, 2021

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9:28 p.m.