Lee Harris

Editor-in-Chief  /  @leee_harris


100+ Professors Write Zimmer Detailing Threats to Faculty Governance and UChicago Education in Recent Ph.D. Overhaul

Professors wrote to the President and Provost last month expressing concerns about the central administration's recent move to shrink the size of doctoral programs.


January 28, 2020

Appeals Court: UChicago Must Bargain With Student Library Workers | Newsletter for January 6

Here’s what you missed over break.


January 5, 2020

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


September 20, 2019