Adam Janofsky

CONTRIBUTIONS

Center for Middle Eastern Studies director fired

The associate director's termination was seen by many as a signal that the University may no longer support Center for Middle Eastern Studies' mission or that administrators may want more control over how the center spends its funds.

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March 21, 2010

U of C is the Great American University, author says

Former Columbia University Provost Jonathan Cole said the University embodies the values of academia more than any other American university.

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March 5, 2010

Former Treasury secretary describes first days after crisis

“We have an outmoded, outdated regulatory system in this country that needs to be fixed,” former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Tuesday

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February 26, 2010

Harper Court plans get off the ground

The new Harper Court will include a 200-unit hotel, space for a farmers' market, and possibly a venue for screening movies.

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February 9, 2010

Uncommon Fund proposals whittled down, several devoted to Haitian earthquake

Past grants have helped bring back the Lascivious Ball as well as “the shanty,” a recreation of the first building on campus.

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February 2, 2010

Illinois governor candidates debate at Booth School

Candidates from the Libertarian, Green, Constitution, Independent, and Republican parties were present at the debate hosted by Free and Equal, an organization dedicated to improving ballot access laws.

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January 29, 2010

Zinn and Zirin urge activism

A People’s History of the United States author Howard Zinn urged a crowded Mandel Hall to take action against injustice in a conversation about social activism Saturday.

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November 10, 2009

Feast your mind on Faust, says Wellbery at Humanities Day

Now in its 31st year, the mission of Humanities Day is to make scholars and their research accessible to the general public. According to Wellbery, Faust was the perfect subject for the address because the character appears in so many adaptations,...

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October 27, 2009

Prof talks gun policy, economics of crime

Professor of Public Policy Jens Ludwig explained his role in curbing gun-related homicides and advocated bringing statistics into policy programs.

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October 23, 2009

Students Captured by Real Life Game

Started by the Gaming Guild, a club devoted to organizing sports and pastimes, “Capture the Flag on the Quads” began last spring as an occasional Saturday night activity.

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October 13, 2009