Lee Harris

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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

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