Emma Dyer


Uncommon Interview: Susan Finkbeiner

An entomologist by training, Dr. Finkbeiner also works as a professional runway model.


March 29, 2018

Obama Presidential Symposium Spurs Intense Community Discussion

Experts weighed in on the economic, environmental, and cultural impact of the Obama Presidential Center.


March 12, 2018

Gabriel Piemonte, New Candidate for 5th Ward Alderman, Talks Development with Supporters

Piemonte hopes to promote locally owned businesses, and criticized University-led 53rd Street development projects.


March 6, 2018

Panelists Discuss Free Speech at Teach-in

“Academic freedom as a term today is being misused.”


March 6, 2018

Researchers Find New Explanations for Low Flu Vaccine Efficacy

UChicago researchers found that mutations in the chicken eggs where flu vaccines are incubated are not the only reason the vaccines are sometimes ineffective.


February 26, 2018

University to Host Symposium on Impact of OPC Plans

The symposium was organized as a follow-up to a UChicago faculty letter, which expressed concerns regarding the possible community effects of the current Obama Presidential Center plans.


February 22, 2018

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