NEWS

Meghan Hendrix

University Removes Booster Requirement Starting September

By Nikhil Jaiswal

New rules require two doses of vaccine, negating the booster requirement for many.

July 29, 2022

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Meghan Hendrix

Polsky Exchange Reopens With New Programming and Opportunities for Local Entrepreneurs

By Gustavo Delgado

Executive Director Abigail Ingram Discusses Summer Accelerators, Financial Fundamentals, and Mentorship Training

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July 6, 2022

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Huang & Hu PC law firm

Second-Year Missing Since Early May

By Eric Fang

The family of Diwen Fan, who has been missing since May 6, is offering $10,000 for information.

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June 13, 2022

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Sheila Smith Avruch

Class of 1972 Alums Discuss Jane Collective, Future of Abortion Access

By Kayla Rubenstein

At an Alumni Weekend panel, reproductive rights activists talked about the underground organization that provided abortions during the 1960s and 1970s and its modern-day implications after the Roe v. Wade opinion leak.

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June 7, 2022

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Jinna Lee

Graduation Issue 2022

By The Maroon Staff

To the Class of 2022: What a four years it’s been.

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June 3, 2022

Shinjini Chakraborty

Students Rally in Favor of Abortion Rights With RSO Project Reproductive Freedom

By Shinjini Chakraborty

UChicago students and prominent Chicagoans spoke about abortion rights, reproductive freedom, and protecting body autonomy.

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May 30, 2022

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Noah Glasgow

At DuSable Museum, Microsoft Research Event Highlights Air Pollution Sensors

By Noah Glasgow

Microsoft’s research division has worked with University of Chicago students and scientists to establish Project Eclipse, a low-cost network of more than 100 air pollution sensors, across Chicago.

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May 28, 2022

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Casey Kim

At Rally, Environmental Justice Task Force Demands University Divestment From Fossil Fuels

By Casey Kim

Members of EJTF, Phoenix Sustainability Initiative, UChicago Students for Justice in Palestine, and #CareNotCops gave speeches in front of Levi Hall before leading students in a march around the main quadrangle.

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May 28, 2022

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Meghan Hendrix

Cash for Chicagoans: City to Pilot Cash Assistance Program with Input From University’s Inclusive Economy Lab

By Owen Pashigian

The new program, which aims to combat poverty and inequality, will give struggling families $500 per month with no strings attached.

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May 26, 2022

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University of Chicago Civic Engagement

Harris School Students Study the Impact of Urban Flooding on Vulnerable Chicago Neighborhoods

By Neive Rodriguez

The Harris Policy Lab partnered with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning to offer recommendations for a more climate-resistant Chicago.

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May 26, 2022

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4:27 p.m.

UChicago Crime Lab

UChicago Crime Lab Founds Community Safety Leadership Academies to Train Police Leaders

By Peter Maheras

The academy will include training for both police and violence intervention organizations to address public safety through community-based prevention.

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May 19, 2022

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Jeremy Lindenfeld

Undergraduate Student Government Launches Mental Health Fund

By Solana Adedokun

A committee of students, faculty, staff, and mental health experts will review proposals to improve mental wellness on campus and distribute $10,000 in funding across the selected projects.

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May 18, 2022

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6:39 p.m.

The Maroon Staff

First-Year Sells Desserts to Benefit Ukraine

By Kayla Rubenstein

First-year Jonah Herrera-Dodd has raised and donated $1,200 to Project HOPE to benefit Ukraine through bake sales.

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May 18, 2022

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Meghan Hendrix

Updated COVID-19 Guidance Recommends Masking Indoors

By Sabrina Chang

Latest UChicago Forward email reports increased number of new cases and close contacts from previous week.

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May 18, 2022

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George Li

Startup for Novel Organ Preservation Technology Wins College New Venture Challenge

By Joachim Laurent

OrganX Scientific aims to design a method for transporting organs that allows them to last longer with fewer risks.

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May 18, 2022

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10:06 a.m.

DNAinfo

Former UCPD Officer Charged with Sexual Abuse, Misconduct for Assaulting Fellow Officer

By Emma Janssen

On May 3, Alfred Olson was charged with three felony counts for allegedly assaulting a female UCPD officer while he was on duty in January 2021.

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May 17, 2022

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Weston Game Lab

New Course Discusses Video Game Design and How Gaming Has Shaped History

By Zhijie Huang

Gaming History, taught this spring by history professors Brad Bolman and Katherine Buse, showed students how to analyze and conduct research on video games.

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May 15, 2022

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