Harris School of Public Policy

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.

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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.

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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.

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November 27, 2019

Eliana Melmed and UChicago Hillel

Ecofeminism, Oil Refineries, and Yiddish Euphemisms: Latke-Hamantash Debate Considers Environmental Sustainability

By Laura Gersony

The theme of this year’s debate addressed the question, “Which [of the two foods] is better for our biosphere?”

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December 2, 2019

Alexis Florence

The Obama Center and a CBA: Where Do We Go from Here?

By Alexis Florence

South Side residents continue pushing for a Community Benefits Agreement despite resistance from fellow community members.

FEATURE

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November 27, 2019

Epstein for Supreme Court

Daniel Epstein (J.D. ‘15) Makes Progressive Case for IL. Supreme Court Seat

By Adyant Kanakamedala

“If we want to change the rules of procedure, evidence of ethics, design, standards, data, technological stuff, truly, there are only seven people who can do a lot of this stuff.”

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November 27, 2019

@realchoppedliva

@realchoppedliva Talks Twitter Stardom, Comedic Inspirations

By Gustavo Delgado

The UChicago second-year’s popularity on Twitter skyrocketed this summer after posting a video that parodied transitions in musical theater.

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November 26, 2019

University of Chicago

Nurses’ Strike Averted

By Matthew Lee

Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center reached a tentative contract agreement over the weekend, averting a strike that had been planned for tomorrow.

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November 25, 2019

Alexis Florence

After Protest, CBA Coalition Secures Housing Ordinance Meeting with City Officials

By Laura Gersony

“The Coalition has been asking for this meeting since the CBA Housing Ordinance was introduced"

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November 23, 2019

Maroon Staff

Endowment Hits High of $8.5 Billion, Reporting 6.9 Percent Return

By Matthew Lee

The University of Chicago’s endowment grew by $300 million during the most recent fiscal year.

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November 20, 2019

Student Health and Counseling Services

Student Counseling Is Getting a Facelift. Will Wait Times Shrink?

By Emma Dyer

The new space and design features will change how students receive health care on campus, but does not offer immediate solutions for student’s most voiced complaints.

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November 19, 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.

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November 21, 2019

Protestors? "Terrorists." Carrie Lam? "A Sinner for A Thousand Years."

By Alexis Florence and Brad Subramaniam

At a University symposium, panelists debated criticisms of both the pro-democracy movement and Hong Kong government’s actions.

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November 19, 2019

UC Medical Center Nurses Overwhelmingly Vote to Strike for Second Time in Two Months

By Matthew Lee

During the nurse's strike in September, the hospital bypassed all ambulances, closed units, and transferred patients to nearby hospitals.

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November 14, 2019

After Eight Decades at OI, Ancient Tablets Return to Iran

By Zeff Worley

The museum says the return is not a “repatriation” because the items were always intended to be returned.

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November 18, 2019

Chicago Police Investigate Reported Sexual Assault in Delta Upsilon House

By Justin Smith and Matthew Lee

An e-mail sent to students Sunday by the University’s Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator said that a student had reported being sexually assaulted at a party.

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November 5, 2019

SG Urges Admin to Reconsider Stricter Dean’s List Cutoff

By Adyant Kanakamedala

The passed resolution also argues that the lack of transparency for qualifying GPA requirements will foster competitiveness and stress among the student body.

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November 11, 2019

Survivor of America's Longest Solitary Stint Calls It 'Brutal Nonphysical Torture'

By Alexis Florence

“An individual can cause chaos,” Woodfox said, “a mass movement can cause change.”

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November 12, 2019

Fundraising for Kashmir

By Atman Mehta

The South Asian Students Association's recent mehndi night aimed to fundraise for Kashmiris and promote campus dialogue about the humanitarian crisis.

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November 12, 2019

Yerkes’s Brighter Future: University Enters Agreement to Give Over Observatory to Local Foundation

By Oren Oppenheim

The Yerkes Future Foundation plans on restoring the observatory’s buildings and telescopes, reopening the observatory to visitors, and setting up educational programs.

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November 6, 2019

NCAA Announces Athletes Can Benefit From Name, Image, and Likeness; Maroons React

By Adyant Kanakamedala

“No one knows how this story is going to end,” economics senior lecturer Allen R. Sanderson said.

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November 11, 2019

MARKETPLACE

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

VIEWPOINTS

Liberal Arts, but with Liberal Class Sizes

By Ruby Rorty

The Admissions department paints an inaccurate image of UChicago, failing to inform prospective students of its commitment to research and expanding the student body.

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December 3, 2019

LETTER: #CareNotCops Urges University to Support Charles Thomas and Revamp Mental Health Resources on Campus

Letter to the Editor

EDITORIAL: What We're Thankful For

Maroon Editorial Board

COLUMN: Introductions Have a Lasting Impact

Maya Ordonez

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NEWSLETTER

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

Tyrone Lomax and Lee Harris

Nurses' Strike Averted; Hong Kong Study Abroad Program Canceled | Newsletter for November 28

Tyrone Lomax

Hong Kong Officials, Protesters Draw Criticism; New Student Counseling Center Adds Office Space | Newsletter for November 21

Lee Harris and Deepti Sailappan

UCMC Nurses Authorize Strike; SASA Holds Fundraiser for Kashmiris | Newsletter for November 18

Tyrone Lomax

Superintendent Eddie Johnson at IOP; SG Comes Out Against Stricter Dean’s List, Creates Health & Wellness Committee | Newsletter for November 14

Tyrone Lomax and Deepti Sailappan

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