Oren Oppenheim

Deputy News Editor  /  @OrenOppenheim



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

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