Rachel Wan

News Editor


UChicago Researchers Show Delayed Gratification in Cuttlefish

A new study by UChicago researchers has found that cuttlefish can learn delayed gratification, waiting for a larger meal rather than eating a smaller one that is readily available.


May 10, 2021


8 p.m.

Daily Tutoring Can Double or Triple Math Student Learning, UChicago Study Suggests

The study finds that intensive tutoring can double or triple the amount of math that high school students learn each year, increase student grades, and reduce math and non-math course failures.


March 26, 2021


11:14 p.m.

New Study Shows at Least 50 Percent of Infections in New York City During First Wave of COVID-19 Were Asymptomatic

By incorporating data on daily testing capacity and testing rates, a new study by UChicago researchers provides a more accurate picture of what proportion of COVID-19 infections are symptomatic.


March 22, 2021


11:17 a.m.

New UC Med Study Shows Vulnerable Populations Underrepresented in COVID-19 Research

Studies examining the effectiveness of treatments for COVID-19 often do not include Black and Hispanic populations that have been hit hardest by the virus, according to a new study by University of Chicago Medicine.


March 1, 2021


7:11 p.m.

UChicago Black Metropolis Research Consortium Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Black History Month Exhibit

The exhibit, which showcases the history of the consortium and the African Diaspora in Chicago, is available online and in person.


February 18, 2021


7:18 p.m.

UChicago Reports 32 New COVID-19 Cases in Week 6 as Virus Numbers Soar in Illinois

The latest COVID-19 update from the University comes alongside a rising tide of cases in Illinois, prompting officials to implement new regulations.


November 6, 2020

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft Looks Back on Life in Academia and Public Service

Former Attorney General, Missouri Governor, and Senator John Ashcroft sat down with Law School Dean Thomas Miles to reflect on his life and career.


November 1, 2020

Researchers Uncover Promising Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

By fusing a cytokine to a blood protein, researchers hope to devise a way to prevent destructive immune cells from infiltrating the central nervous system.


October 22, 2020

Harris Event Discusses 2020 Election Trends and Voter Attitudes

Journalists discuss the recent polling data and its implications on the 2020 election.


October 20, 2020

Booth to Shift to Online-Only Instruction for Two Weeks

Booth’s Hyde Park and downtown campuses will shut down and classes will move to a remote format after a group of M.B.A. students tested positive for COVID–19 following an off-campus gathering on the North Side.


October 14, 2020