Oren Oppenheim

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University to End Operations at Yerkes Observatory

The University will "formally cease on-site operations" at the observatory by October 1.


March 10, 2018

Faculty and Students Reflect on New Hum Course

The interdisciplinary course examines poetry from a variety of angles, from writing techniques to the interplay between poetry and film.


March 6, 2018

Alum Charged With Chicago's First Cryptocurrency Crime

Joseph Kim (AB’16) was charged last week with stealing over $2 million in bitcoin from the trading firm where he worked.


February 22, 2018

Groups Contest Chicago's Bid for Amazon HQ

Two groups, ANSWER Chicago and Lucy Parsons Labs, object to the financial incentives Amazon is being offered by the city, which they say could go to public services instead.


February 15, 2018

"Adolf Bannon" — Scaramucci Gives His Rival a New Nickname at U of C Event

Students filled the lecture hall in Kent Thursday evening to see Scaramucci.


February 9, 2018


1:14 p.m.

Professor Who Invited Bannon Agrees To Town Hall After Class Sit-in

Zingales thanked the protesters for their “respectful behavior” and hopes to schedule talks for later this week.


January 30, 2018

Zingales Class Protest

Ten students, mainly situated in the back of the seminar room, held up signs with messages such as “Rigorous Inquiry ≠ Hate” and “Tell my dead ancestors that reason can defeat hate.”


Jan. 30, 2018

Special Collections Expands with New Anthropology and Linguistics Papers

The papers include McQuown’s course syllabi, lecture drafts, audiovisual recordings, and notes on work by his colleagues, among other material.


January 18, 2018

UC Effective Altruism Hopes to "Do the Most Good"

A newly relaunched student group explores philanthropically effective charities, causes, and careers.


January 11, 2018

"Bright" Falters, But Netflix Still Shines

"Bright," starring Will Smith, is Netflix's latest attempt at disrupting the film industry.


January 8, 2018