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UChicago Medicine’s Trauma Center Increases South Side Care Access, Study Shows

By Ruthie Mitchell

Study led by Pritzker alum Ali Abbasi shows decrease in ambulance run times after trauma center opening, reducing racial gaps in accessing trauma care.

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January 25, 2021

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UofC Begins Phase 1b Vaccine Rollout, Eyes End of March to Start 1c

By Matthew Lee and Caroline Kubzansky

The vaccine will be made available to University-affiliated essential frontline workers, current UChicago Medicine patients, and faculty and staff 65 or older. There are only two windows for this population to get vaccinated.

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January 25, 2021

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Friends, Mentors Share Memories of Yiran Fan at Candlelight Vigil

By Ryan Owyang

Yiran Fan, who was in the process of obtaining his phD, was warmly remembered by his friends and peers.

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January 19, 2021

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Green Fund Awards First Grant to Off-Campus Composting Initiative

By Tess Chang

The grant, awarded to Phoenix Sustainability Initiative, will subsidize subscriptions to composting services.

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January 25, 2021

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UChicago Researchers Create First Complete Computational Model for COVID-19

By Tess Chang

The model will be used to track mutations and aid in vaccine development.

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January 19, 2021

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58 New COVID-19 Cases Reported as Students Return to Campus for Winter Quarter

By Lukian Kling

The University reported 58 new cases and 10 close contacts between January 6 and 13 as students returned to Hyde Park and began classes.

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January 15, 2021

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Reconciliation Considered at 74th Annual Latke-Hamantash Debate

By Finn Hartnett

UChicago Hillel held the annual Latke-Hamantash Debate over Zoom for the first time in the event’s history.

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January 10, 2021

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UChicago Medicine’s Moderna SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Trials Attempt to Recruit a Diverse Trial Group

By Ryan Owyang

Working to create a diverse trial group, UChicago Medicine enrolled new participants and administered doses of Moderna's prospective mRNA-based vaccine.

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December 16, 2020

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Faculty and Students Gather for Conversation About Race on Campus at Virtual Town Hall

By Lukian Kling

The discussion featured topics including gentrification on the South Side and the experiences of students of color at the University.

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December 15, 2020

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University Announces Strengthened Partnership with Marine Biological Laboratory

By Lukian Kling

Access to cutting-edge technology and research opportunities will become increasingly available to students.

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December 9, 2020

Vaccine Rollout to University Community Delayed as Guidelines Change

By Tess Chang and Caroline Kubzansky

As the COVID-19 vaccination campaign inches along, adjustments to Chicago Department of Health guidelines means that the majority of UChicago affiliates will receive vaccines in a later stage of the rollout.

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January 14, 2021

UChicago Researcher Jun Nishida Creates HandMorph, a Wearable Exoskeleton

By Ryan Owyang

HandMorph allows its wearer to experience life from the point of view of a child by decreasing one’s hand size to that of a child.

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January 13, 2021

Student Shot, Killed in Regents Park Parking Garage

By Maroon Staff

The shooting may have been connected to several other shootings on the South Side and in Evanston on Saturday.

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January 9, 2021

Booth Alum's Poll Hero Project Organizes Thousands of Young Poll Workers

By Basil Egli

During the 2020 election, the Poll Hero Project helped recruit and train tens of thousands of young poll workers.

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January 12, 2021

New SG Committee Members Outline Visions for Healthier, Greener Campus Culture

By Michael McClure

Committee members mentioned expanding disability accommodations and increasing data transparency for sustainability initiatives as some of their goals.

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January 11, 2021

CS 121 Class-Wide Email Alleges Cheating, Encourages Students to Self-Report Academic Misconduct

By Lukian Kling

According to an email sent by class instructors on Monday, an algorithim designed to detect academic dishonesty uncovered "multiple cases" of unauthorized collaboration.

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December 18, 2020

Provost Allocates Funding to #MoreThanDiversity Campaign to Propose New Department of Critical Race Studies

By Danya Wang, Ryan Owyang, and Nick Tarr

The committee is the first in University history to reach the departmental proposal stage for the study of race.

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December 13, 2020

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Instructing Insurrections: How UChicago Can Avoid Creating the Next Ted Cruz

By Kelly Hui

The University must stop masking racism as intellectual discourse and re-examine the Chicago principles.

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January 24, 2021

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