Oren Oppenheim

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Seeing Stars on the Shore of Lake Geneva: A History of Yerkes, the University's Moribund Observatory

After 120 years under UChicago’s purview, the University is set to end operations at Yerkes Observatory, though it hasn’t struck a deal to sell the land or facilities.


April 16, 2018

UChicago Medicine Receives Final Approval for Trauma Designation

Services at the Level 1 adult trauma center will begin on May 1.


April 10, 2018

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