Lukian Kling

CONTRIBUTIONS

President Zimmer Writes to Reaffirm Chicago Principles, Defend Diversity Training in Response to Executive Order

President Trump’s call to end diversity training “would enable the government, with all its resources and authority, to define the content of campus dialogue and thus compromise free inquiry,“ according to President Zimmer.

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November 28, 2020

College to Offer New Inquiry and Research in the Humanities Major

Students will be able to apply to the Inquiry and Research in the Humanities program, which will provide students an opportunity to conduct deeper research than is typically available to undergraduates.

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November 17, 2020

In Official Class of 2024 Profile, Acceptance Rate Rises to 7.3 Percent; Yield Rate Falls to 73.5 Percent

The rise in acceptance rate is a part of a nationwide trend: peer schools such as Harvard, Yale, UPenn, and Northwestern each featured slight decreases in selectivity.

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November 12, 2020

Pope Francis Awards Professor Jean-Luc Marion of the Divinity School the Ratzinger Prize

Professor Jean-Luc Marion specializes in analyzing works at the intersection of contemporary phenomenology, the history of philosophy, and Christian theology.

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November 12, 2020

Students Question Need for UCPD and Advocate for Reform at Safety and Security Town Hall

The town hall featured student's criticism of the University of Chicago Police Department as well as a response by campus administrators.

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November 10, 2020

“The Social Dilemma”—Or the First Step Towards a Brighter Future?

Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma” presents an insidious social media landscape lined with overarching corporate interests—yet as Arts writer Lukian Kling argues, not all hope is lost.

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November 6, 2020

In Era of ‘Enlightened Consumerism’, Social Values are Big Business, According to CEOs of Chipotle and Pernod Ricard USA at Booth Event

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, “people are not just looking to buy brands, they’re looking to buy into brands,” according to the CEO of Pernod Ricard, Ann Mukherjee (A.B. ’87, M.B.A. ’94), at a Booth event.

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November 2, 2020

On National Vote Early Day, UChiVotes Led Voter Engagement Efforts Around Campus

The non-partisan, student-led initiative set up tables around campus to spread voting information and directed students to early voting-sites in Hyde Park.

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October 29, 2020

37 New Cases Reported in Fourth Week as COVID-19 Rates Across the City Rise

University administrators reported 37 new cases, six positive tests, and a positivity rate of 0.15 percent in the fourth week of school.

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October 23, 2020

Marc Lamont Hill and Mikki Kendall Address Current Political State and Impending Election at Virtual “Racing the Ballot” Event

The wide-ranging talk centered on the upcoming election and recent political upheavals.

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October 18, 2020