Burke Frank

CONTRIBUTIONS

Former Argonne director, dean of physical sciences dies

The scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM), which Crew invented in 1964, revolutionized physics and chemistry by producing the first still and moving images of atoms.

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November 20, 2009

Third-year Ayers to stay in SCRH after Housing reversal

Ayers will still be on probation for allowing five students to walk through his first-floor Janotta House window in the SCRH last month.

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November 6, 2009

South Campus convenience store struggles

Few are visiting the store, due to poor visibility and competition from the all-you-can-eat South Campus Dining Hall yards away.

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November 6, 2009

Out of SCRH, student appeals punishment

Ayers, and the 267 members of the Facebook group that support him, think Housing’s decision was too harsh.

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October 30, 2009

With Olympic Village plans scrapped, Michael Reese hospital demolition proceeds

In a concession to preservationists, the demolition, originally scheduled for this summer, will for now spare Chicago’s last Walter Gropius-designed building, in addition to the Main Reese building. The city has cautioned, however, that this is only…

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October 23, 2009

Jeers stifle Olmert's speech

As protesters heckled inside the Reynolds Club and out, the Former Israeli Prime Minister gave a speech meant to last only 20 minutes. It took one-and-a-half hours.

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October 16, 2009

Planned faculty hiring campaign to be first in decades

Upcoming faculty expansion has potential to propel the University past its academic competitors.

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October 9, 2009

Zimmer to expand faculty as economy bounces back

Zimmer also assured faculty and students that there are no plans for further budget cuts or reductions in financial aid.

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October 3, 2009

Thrills and a spill mark dorm’s opening

Unfinished windows pose safety hazard for new dorm residents

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October 3, 2009

New dorm finally opens across the Midway

The dorm, still touting its administrative code-name, was delayed and over-budget

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September 18, 2009