Roshini Balan

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UCM Reports Increased Community Investment During COVID-19 Pandemic

UChicago Medicine marked a 10 percent increase in annual investments and spending as part of its commitment to address systemic racism and pandemic-induced health disparities in Chicago.

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May 26, 2021

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6:30 p.m.

Ex-Planned Parenthood President Talks About Partisanship and Reproductive Rights at UC Dems Event

Cecile Richards, the former President of Planned Parenthood and a current IOP fellow, talked about her career path, partisanship around abortion, and reproductive rights on a state and national scale during a Q&A hosted by UC Dems on May 3.

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May 22, 2021

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1:25 p.m.

Positivity Rate Down to 0, University Eliminates Mask Mandate Outdoors

None of the 2,228 off-campus surveillance tests came back positive, down from 6 positive tests in this population last week.

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May 21, 2021

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6:23 p.m.

Cases Drop Following Stay-At-Home Order, UC Med Opens Vaccine Clinic to All Undergraduates

The University began reopening campus this week following the lifting of the Stay-At-Home order.

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April 23, 2021

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6:09 p.m.

Fitch Ratings Assigns UChicago Revenue Bonds Rating an AA+ Grade, Says Ratings Outlook ‘Negative’

Fitch’s ‘Negative’ outlook indicates pessimism about the University’s near-term financial future, triggered by ongoing pandemic pressures.

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March 5, 2021

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12:29 a.m.

Office of the Provost and #CareNotCops Hold Simultaneous Public Safety Forums

At the provost’s forum, administrators discussed the past, present and future of public safety at UChicago. #CareNotCops held their forum as a direct response to this discussion.

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March 2, 2021

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10:25 p.m.

Survivors of Police Torture Share Their Stories at Invisible Institute Event

The event commemorated the launch of the Chicago Police Torture Archive, an online archive of police violence against Black Chicagoans in the 1970s–90s.

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February 26, 2021

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12:59 p.m.

With President Biden Inaugurated, Divergent Opinions at UChicago

Students and political science professors at UChicago offered a range of opinions on Joe Biden’s inauguration.

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February 1, 2021

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1:27 p.m.

Veterans Speak with Illinois Senator on Deportation, Naturalization Process

Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth spoke with U.S. military veterans on their experiences and hardships with deportation after returning from combat.

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December 1, 2020

Aiming to “Promote Flourishing and Resilience,” New University LIFE Program for First-Years Concludes

UChicago Student Wellness piloted a positive psychology-based program focused on student well-being this quarter.

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November 30, 2020