Emma Dyer


Library Digitizes Rare Century-Old Kelp Forest Maps

The maps were initially commissioned in 1911 to keep track of kelp forests along the Washington Coast. Now, they are being used to assess any effects of climate change and human development in the region.


February 15, 2018

Park District Sued Over Request for Obama Center Information

The Coalition to Save Jackson Park claims their request for information about the Obama Center's use of public parkland was neglected.


February 12, 2018

Doomsday Clock Moves Closest to Midnight Since 1953

While the Doomsday Clock serves as a global measure, many of its considerations in this year’s determination came from political actions taken by the United States executive branch.


January 30, 2018

Olmsted's Vision Meets Obama's Legacy: Faculty Object to OPC Design

The Obama Foundation says its Presidential Center will be a catalyst for change. But 182 faculty members say the plans go against Frederick Law Olmstead's vision for Jackson Park.



January 23, 2018

Dark Energy Survey Unveils First Three Years of Data on Universe Expansion

Researchers shared their discovery of 11 new stellar streams at a conference this month in Washington, D.C.


January 22, 2018

Obama Center Exhibition Team Hosts Open House

“We are really thinking about building a presidential museum for the future,” Director Louise Bernard said.


January 15, 2018

UC Democrats Host Illinois Attorney General Candidates

Seven of the eight candidates appeared at the forum.


January 8, 2018

UChicago Medicine Launches Cancer Research Program for Underserved Students

UChicago students pursuing biomedical careers can also participate by serving as peer mentors.


January 4, 2018

New University of Chicago Medicine Emergency Department Begins Treating Patients

Nearly 200 patients came in during the first 24 hours.


December 31, 2017

House Passes Act Reducing Federal Student Loan Accessibility

Congressional Republicans are moving forward with a bill to restructure federal student loans.


December 16, 2017