Al Gaspari


Zimmer talks openness, Beijing at meetings

President Zimmer attended a Student Government-run open forum and a Gleacher Center talk this past week, answering questions from both crowds.


November 23, 2010

U of C book gets Glenn Beck bump

After Glenn Beck dedicated an episode of his show to a 1944 treatise by former U of C Professor F. A. Hayek, sales of his book shot up, and even topped


October 22, 2010

Law School nets $10 million donation

The donation is the largest individual gift to the school, and will fund 60 full scholarships


October 3, 2010

Logan, Alper dig into Arts Center

“If you take the vibrant energy of the arts and you add the intellectual vigor of a core curriculum… and you whip it up, you will have the Logan Arts Center,” said actress Marilu Henner (X ‘74) at the Center's groundbreaking ceremony.


May 14, 2010

Free, not clear: panels discuss pitfalls of academic freedom

It’s a good thing for New York Times columnist Stanley Fish that the University is so dedicated to academic freedom.


May 7, 2010

Uncommon Interview with Mark Carhart

The Maroon caught up with Carhart (Ph.D. '95) to discuss academics, finance, and being a rabid quant.


April 23, 2010

Durbin warns of China's rising economy

Durbin saw his experiences from a recent visit to Ethiopia as exemplary of China’s success in the international economy.


April 6, 2010

Graduate students rally for advanced residency tuition cuts

Wearing cardboard mouse ears and holding mousetraps, about 50 members of GSU yesterday said they had fallen into the advanced residency “trap."


March 5, 2010

Nurses’ union say UCMC has money to spare

While a UCMC spokesman agreed the Medical Center was not in dire financial straits, he said cutbacks are necessary.


February 19, 2010

Humbled last year, computer team will try again at world finals

“I’m really hoping to solve three or four problems,” said second-year Louis Wasserman, the only member of the current team, who went to the finals last year.


January 18, 2010