Lee Harris

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CONTRIBUTIONS

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

Welcome back from Thanksgiving break.

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December 3, 2019

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

In this week's newsletter: Hong Kong protesters and government officials were criticized during Monday's campus symposium on the ongoing Hong Kong protests.

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November 21, 2019

New Ph.D. Policies Could Mean Hard Trade-Offs for Humanities

New caps to Ph.D. student populations have set off debates over how to reconfigure teaching and coursework requirements under compressed academic timelines.

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October 24, 2019

Bernie Sanders Rallies with Chicago Teachers; UChicago's Wingsuit Physicist | Newsletter for October 3

In this week's newsletter: The National Labor Relations Board proposed a rule that would define student workers at private colleges and universities as nonemployees.

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October 3, 2019

Construction Worker at MSI Briefly Trapped Under Forklift, Taken to UC Medical Center

A contractor working in the Museum of Science and Industry sustained critical injuries, but was transported to the University Medical Center and is in stable condition.

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October 1, 2019

MSI Fire Trucks

The scene outside the Museum of Science and Industry Monday night, where at least 8 Chicago Fire trucks were stationed in the parking lot.

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Oct. 1, 2019

What to Know to Start the Year: Who's Who, College in the Age of Trump, and More | Newsletter for September 30

The Orientation Week Issue has information on how the University functions, student life, and more.

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September 29, 2019

Election 2020: Who Did UChicago Students Campaign For?

Elizabeth Warren’s campaign was most popular. Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg were also favorites.

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September 20, 2019

Charles Thomas Found After Two Weeks

Former UChicago student Charles Soji Thomas, who had been missing since September 5th, was found today in Indiana.

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September 19, 2019

Nurse to strike Friday; Trader Joe’s hiring; rents around Obama Center rising | Newsletter for September 16

Nurses at the UChicago Medical Center plan to strike this Friday.

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September 15, 2019