University of Chicago

University Retroactively Adds Teaching as Coursework to Ph.D. Transcripts, then Removes After Social Media Objections

By Adyant Kanakamedala

Graduate students were surprised to see courses added to their transcript for classes they did not recall ever being enrolled in.


January 22, 2020

Chicago’s Fourth Annual Women’s March Draws Thousands

By Avi Waldman and Caroline Kubzansky

Marchers were drawn to the event for a variety of political issues including climate change, reproductive justice, and to protest the Trump administration.


January 21, 2020

University Executive Vice President Named President of Clark University

By Tony Brooks

David Fithian will assume the role in Worcester, Massachusetts on July 1st.


January 21, 2020

Maroon Staff

Zimmer Talks First Amendment, Finance on Davos Panel

By Tony Brooks

"There was a degree of complacency that needed to be overcome," Zimmer said of the University when he became President.


January 21, 2020

Ryerson Astronomical Society

Student Government Funds Space Force ROTC

By Justin Smith

The Ryerson Astronomical Society requested $102 million in funding from Student Government during the 2019-2020 Annual Allocations cycle.


January 21, 2020

Alexis Florence

As the First Primaries Approach, UChicago for Bernie Hits the Phones

By Alexis Florence

UChicago undergraduate and graduate students backing the Democratic hopeful for president meet on a weekly basis to call potential voters for the democratic primaries.


January 21, 2020

Eric Yang

Fair Budget UChicago Demands Reduced Counseling Wait Times, Improved Accessibility, and More at Wellness Center Forum

By Laura Gersony

"This language of tradeoffs is really just a language of priorities, and they don't prioritize mental health."


January 21, 2020

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Second Phase of Harper Court Aims to Promote STEM Study and Attract Research Companies to Hyde Park

By Jingwen Zhang

The project, with a new 17-story tower featuring office and laboratory spaces, is being portrayed as a step toward further engagement with the local community.


January 19, 2020

Hannah Gregor

UChicago Graduate Students Plan Satellite Iowa Caucus at University Church

By Alexis Florence

Two Iowan graduate students have organized a remote Iowa Democratic Caucus for the 2020 election.


January 16, 2020

Caroline Kubzansky

Bennet Makes Surprising Showing in "Mockus" Dominated by Progressives

By Caroline Kubzansky

The University of Chicago Democrats held a "mockus" Monday night, where Senator Bernie Sanders came out on top with 47 percent of the crowd.


January 15, 2020

Chemist Ka Yee Lee Selected as New University Provost

By Alexis Florence

Lee, the current Vice Provost for Research, assumes the new role starting in February. Former Provost Daniel Diermeier will serve as Senior Advisor to the President until June 30.


January 7, 2020

University Loses Appeal in Library Union Case

By Emma Dyer

The University is required to recognize the collective bargaining efforts of student library workers.


December 28, 2019

Andrew Yang Discusses the Merits of Winners and Losers at IOP Event

By Darcy Kuang

The Democratic Presidential candidate held a lengthy conversation with IOP director David Axelrod.


January 7, 2020

Sanders Has Raised the Most Money From UChicago Donors, Topping Buttigieg, Warren

By Matthew Lee

More than 98 percent of donations went to Democratic candidates.


December 8, 2019

Provost Diermeier to Leave Post for Chancellorship at Vanderbilt

By Caroline Kubzansky

In an announcement, Vanderbilt cited Diermeier’s recent development of a new funding model for Ph.D. students.


December 4, 2019

College Scorecard Data Reveals Which Majors Fare the Best Post-Graduation

By Tony Brooks

On November 20, the U.S. Department of Education released data on the expected earnings and debt of university graduates, categorized by institution, degree type, and degree field.


November 27, 2019

When Healthcare Leads to Health Epidemics, Physician Shares Experiences with Ebola and War-Related Illnesses

By Rania Garde

Dr. Vinh-Kim Nguyen describes the cause of epidemics as traceable to disparities in healthcare and violence rooted in the pursuit of healthcare.


November 27, 2019

University Cancels Hong Kong Study Abroad Program Over Security Concerns

By Tony Brooks

Participants had until 5 p.m. on Tuesday to decide whether to study abroad at the University’s Center in Paris or to remain in Hyde Park next quarter.


November 21, 2019


NEW: The Maroon's free classifieds page for Hyde Park and its surrounding neighborhoods.


Endorsement: Bernie Sanders for President

By Maroon Editorial Board

We know exactly what he’ll do as president, because he’s been fighting the same fight since his time at UChicago.


January 24, 2020

COLUMN: Against the Traditional Study Break

Noah Tesfaye

OP-ED: Stop the Displacement of Our Woodlawn Neighbors

Laurel Chen

COLUMN: The Poor Communication of Hong Kong’s Cancellation

Brinda Rao




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Tyrone Lomax and Matthew Lee

Students Rally for Bernie; NLRB Proposed Rule Prompts Avid Commentary | Newsletter for January 14

Emma Dyer and Tyrone Lomax

Chemist Ka Yee Lee Will Be Next Provost; Law School Student Runs for Illinois’ First District | Newsletter for January 9

Emma Dyer, Deepti Sailappan, and Matthew Lee

Appeals Court: UChicago Must Bargain With Student Library Workers | Newsletter for January 6

Matthew Lee, Emma Dyer, Lee Harris, and Deepti Sailappan

New Data Shows Major-Specific Starting Salaries; Daniel Epstein (J.D. ’15) On His Bid for IL Supreme Court | Newsletter for December 3

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