Emma Dyer

News Editor


Federal Judge Dismisses Suit to Block Construction of Obama Center in Jackson Park

The ruling clears a hurdle, temporarily, for the slated construction of the OPC later this year.


June 11, 2019

UChicago Expands IME to School of Molecular Engineering with $100 Million from Pritzkers

UChicago is opening the nation’s first school of molecular engineering.


May 28, 2019

Obama Foundation and University Discuss OPC and Community

A panel of representatives discussed the relationship the community has with the University and Obama Foundation as OPC construction faces delays.


April 30, 2019

Prestigious Truman Scholarship Awarded to Third-Year Vivek Ramakrishnan

Ramakrishnan’s research combines data analytics and social policy to better understand how social services can be improved.


April 24, 2019

Law Professors Clash Over Suit Challenging the Obama Center Location

Strahilevitz, who supports the current plans to construct the OPC in Jackson Park, clashed with Epstein, who stands against that position, at a debate held by the Law School student organization Law of the Land.


April 17, 2019

Israel UN Ambassador Invited to On-Campus Israel Summit; J Street Members Protest

The summit's goal was “showcasing the global impacts of Israel by highlighting Israeli innovation."


April 16, 2019

New Health and Society Minor Being Offered Next Fall

The minor is open to students of all majors and intends to offer students the opportunity to explore the social, political, and economic processes that shape individual and population health.


April 9, 2019

Peach's at University to Open in Crerar

Students can expect the café in Crerar to offer baked goods, coffee, and light lunch offerings, according to a UChicago Dining newsletter.


April 8, 2019

UChicago Professor Wins the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism

Famed drama critic George Jean Nathan established the award for “the American who has written the best piece of drama criticism during the theatrical year.”


April 1, 2019

Obama Foundation Releases OPC Proposals, Economic Impact Reports

After pressure from a lawsuit filed by Protect Our Parks and an upcoming City Council vote, the Obama Foundation releases documentation of 2014 Requests for Proposals and Quotes on the OPC.


October 23, 2018