Neive Rodriguez

CONTRIBUTIONS

University Officials Reflect on Late President Sonnenschein’s Legacy of Reform at Memorial Service

At the service for Sonnenschein, who died in July 2021, Board of Trustees chair Joseph Neubauer also revealed that the University accepted only 5 percent of applicants this year, a record low.

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May 15, 2022

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3:05 p.m.

University Cuts Funding for Competitive Prize Lectureships by More Than Half

This spring, prize lectureships for teaching a quarter-long class were cut from $5,000 to $2,000.

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April 30, 2022

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3:19 p.m.

To&Through Project Aims to End Legacy Admissions and Boost Admissions Prospects for Students of Color

To&Through Project director Alex Seeskin urges the University to support disadvantaged Black and Latino students in their transition to college and to accept more students from Chicago Public Schools.

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March 8, 2022

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12:04 a.m.

UChicago Forward Update Announces Easing of Campus Masking Requirements

Starting March 4, masks will not be required in most offices, residence halls, retail stores, and dining spaces. Masking in classrooms will still be required through the end of winter quarter.

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February 26, 2022

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2:47 p.m.

Regenstein Library Features Nikkei South Side Exhibit

The recent special research collection center exhibit sheds light on Japanese and Japanese-American presence in Hyde Park.

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February 22, 2022

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6:16 p.m.

Jelani Cobb Analyzes Past, Present, and Future of Civil Rights at Harris School Event

Cobb, a columnist for The New Yorker and a professor at Columbia University, also discussed the origins of Black History Month and America’s disenfranchisement of Black voters.

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February 22, 2022

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6:10 p.m.

Hyde Park Refugee Project Hires UChicago Students to Help Ease the Arrival of Refugee Families

“It’s really important for UChicago to get involved with the surrounding community because the community could benefit so much from an institution with so many resources,” co-director Lisa Jenschke said.

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January 11, 2022

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7:46 p.m.

Physics Professor Yau Wah Named American Physical Society Fellow

Professor Yau Wah was among three UChicago professors inducted into the American Physical Society for notable contributions to the field of physics.

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December 1, 2021

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6:35 p.m.

Students, Faculty and Staff Can Now Access The New York Times and Other Newspapers Free of Charge

The University also expanded access to Black newspapers such as the Michigan Chronicle and the Chicago Defender.

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October 25, 2021

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5:10 p.m.