Lee Harris

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University of Chicago Charter School: Woodlawn Campus

Rendering of the new Woodlawn campus of the University of Chicago Charter Schools.


Feb. 1, 2018


Marc Raskin in 2009


Jan. 8, 2018

Remembering Marcus Raskin, Philosopher and Progressive Firebrand

Raskin (A.B. '54, J.D. '57), founder of Institute for Policy Studies, died December 24.


January 7, 2018

Law Professor Testifies on Special Counsel Bills

Professor Eric Posner defended the constitutionality of the two bills, but believes they don’t go far enough.


October 2, 2017

The University and the South Side

Many South Siders distrust the University due to its long history of controversial urban development practices.


September 15, 2017

Paper: Econ Department Chair Calls for “Revolution” in Statistical Significance

John List is among a group of academics proposing the default p-value be changed from 0.05 to 0.005


August 23, 2017

University Launches Center for Quantum Science Research

The project is a collaboration between the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory


July 11, 2017

Steve Edwards to Leave IOP

"All of us have both the opportunity and the obligation to play an active role in civic life,” Edwards said.


July 3, 2017

Executive Vice Provost to Become Barnard President

Executive Vice Provost Sian Beilock will succeed Debora L. Spar as president of Barnard, the women’s college at Columbia University


May 29, 2017

Poke Restaurant to Open in Hyde Park

In addition to its new Hyde Park location, the Aloha Poke chain will be adding locations in Lincoln Park, the Magnificent Mile, and Naperville.


May 11, 2017