Oren Oppenheim

Deputy News Editor  /  @OrenOppenheim



New SOSC Sequence Added, SSI Expanded

The new sequence, Global Society, will discuss social science research in the context of contemporary issues.


May 11, 2018

New Group Submits Proposal to Keep Yerkes Open

A group calling itself the Yerkes Future Foundation has submitted a proposal to keep the Observatory open.


May 10, 2018

Obama Foundation Announces Library Branch, Community Commitments, and Design Changes for Presidential Library

A seven year rent-free lease is included for the Chicago Public Library branch, and provisions for it to be placed next to a planned "Obama Reading Room."


May 7, 2018

Alumni Association Announces 2018 Award Winners

Professor Doyal Harper won the Norman Maclean Faculty Award, while John McGinn (A.B. ’90) will receive the 2018 Alumni Service Medal.


May 3, 2018

Trauma Center Official: "We’re really filling a need for our community"

The Maroon sat down with Debra Allen, UChicago Medicine’s clinical director of trauma, and Dr. Ken Wilson, the deputy director of trauma, to discuss their professional backgrounds, the trauma center designation, and the future of UChicago Medicine.


April 27, 2018

MAB announces 2018 lineup



April 26, 2018

Carly Rae Jepsen to Headline 2018 Summer Breeze, MAB Reveals

The concert, which will take place May 19 in Hutchinson Courtyard, will also feature Lorely Rodriguez (Empress Of), and Destiny Nicole Frasqueri (Princess Nokia).


April 26, 2018

University Makes Its First Donation to Obama Foundation

The University is matching up to $200,000 in funding for the Foundation’s community engagement efforts.


April 23, 2018

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