Christina Schwartz


Budget cuts hit Social Sciences nad Humanities divisions

While the Physical and Biological Sciences Divisions are still accepting about the same number of graduate students, smaller departments in the Social Sciences Division and the Humanities Division are scrambling to adjust to fewer students as budget…


May 5, 2009

Medical school gets high marks in ethical report card, peers draw attention as they flunk

The Pritzker School of Medicine received a B grade last year on a scorecard which evaluated conflict of interest policies at academic medical centers


April 10, 2009

Universities eye professor retirements as way to reduce costs in troubled economy

As they search for ways to cut costs in the face of shrinking endowments, many universities are implementing policies to encourage their oldest and highest paid staffers and faculty into retirement.


February 20, 2009

SG advocates sexual assault policy reform

Student Government (SG) adopted a resolution this week supporting changes in the University’s sexual assault policy with the hopes the administration will adopt a university-wide protocol that is more navigable for victims of sexual assault.


January 30, 2009

Iowa senator presses Medical Center on level of community care

Senator Chuck Grassley's (R-IA) ten-page questionnaire about the University Medical Centers finances and care practices elicited a more than 1,000-page response.


November 18, 2008

Diverse crowd welcomes new Rockefeller Chapel dean at musical ceremony

Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Davenport was installed as the sixth dean of Rockefeller Memorial Chapel in a ceremony Sunday evening.


November 11, 2008

U of C signals further commitment to interdisciplinary research

The University unveiled the Arete Initivative last Thursday, a project aimed at helping faculty develop large-scale interdisciplinary approaches to profound questions.


October 29, 2008

Google teams with library to digitize book collections

The U of C Library has teamed up with Google to digitize select collections for the Google Book Search Library Project, an online card catalog of several of the world’s major libraries and collections. The deal allows Google to scan digital copies o…


October 24, 2008

Students dig up World’s Fair relics, uncover history

A group of students has been working this quarter to dig up the long-buried remains of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893.


May 30, 2008

Bus Tracker program clocks Hyde Park buses

Hyde Parkers can now wait for the bus from the comfort of their homes.


May 20, 2008