Amy Myers


Offering experience and engagement, teaching programs attract students

Programs like TFA and UTEP have lately become popular options for U of C graduates seeking hands-on work experience before entering the job world or graduate school, which some participants have credited to an increased interest in civic engagement.


May 4, 2010

UCMC says it still qualifies for nonprofit tax exemption under new ruling

Though it is unlikely, the case could affect UCMC’s application for property tax exemption after it recently broke ground on a $700-million hospital pavilion.


April 30, 2010

Sexual assault policy put to vote

Members of the Working Group on the Sexual Assault Policy hope student support will prompt action from the provost’s review committee.


April 20, 2010

Fortune cookie project one of 13 to luck out with Uncommon Fund

The Uncommon Fund Committee chose 13 projects from 54 submissions, ranging from new board games in Ex Libris to plans for public art installations on campus.


April 2, 2010

University puts reading lists on Time Schedules Web site

The University now links course listings on the Time Schedules Web site to course reading lists at Barnes and Noble and the Seminary Co-op, as mandated by a law to go into effect in summer.


February 26, 2010

University nets record research funding from stimulus, Gates foundation

Computer science professor Ian Foster received the largest grant, $32 million, from the National Science Foundation.


February 23, 2010

Vandals break into Harper weeks after robbers strike Classics quad

UCPD said the Harper break-in was near enough to the other thefts to raise the possibility that they were related: “There’s intense investigation underway.”


February 9, 2010

Unsolved Classics quad thefts frustrate faculty

Robbers have targeted Goodspeed Hall, Cobb, and Gates-Blake in the past two months, according to a UCPD spokesman; the music, film, and French departments, as well as the Center for the Study of Languages (CSL) were robbed.


February 5, 2010

Sidewalk repair work to end next week

Construction on campus pathways will be completed February 8, ending weeks of rerouted traffic on sidewalks across campus.


January 29, 2010

With new name and celeb owner, Orly's tries again

The new restaurant, still on 55th Street and Hyde Park Boulevard, will combine traditional elements from Orly’s with New Orleans cuisine.


January 18, 2010