Lee Harris

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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

Karl Rove Talks French Election, Trump at IOP

Rove also discussed the Affordable Care Act, and although he did not explicitly endorse Trump’s alternative health care bill, he argued that Obamacare places too heavy a burden on young, healthy members.


May 8, 2017

Hazmat Team Called to 53rd After Man Found Dead

Paramedics noticed a strong smell coming from the apartment, and several residents were evacuated from the building.


April 26, 2017

Two UChicago Medical Studies Among 2016's Best Clinical Research Papers

The Clinical Research Forum's awards honor studies that demonstrate creativity or innovation, and whose works have an immediate impact on the well-being of patients.


April 20, 2017

Professors Talk Changing Chicago Economics

The professors responded to an editorial published on April 12 in "The Economist."


April 17, 2017

Third-year Student Awarded Truman Scholarship

The award provides up to $30,000 in scholarship funds toward graduate education or professional development opportunities.


April 13, 2017

University Files Updated Joint Amicus Brief Opposing New Immigration Order

The University joined 30 other universities opposing a revised executive order restricting immigration from six predominantly Muslim countries.


April 2, 2017

CC Rep Announces Free Tampons and Pads in Campus Bathrooms

In May, students will vote on a referendum calling for campus-wide implementation.


March 30, 2017

Students Help Chicago Immigrants Pursue Citizenship

Group president noted a “renewed determination” among program participants since President Donald Trump’s election.


March 3, 2017