Burke Frank

CONTRIBUTIONS

Three alums named White House interns

Kyle Gracey (SM '10), Ramzy Mardini (AM ‘09), and Damon Porter (AB ’10) will intern at the White House this fall, a post big on cachet but low on pay.

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October 8, 2010

Stem cell legislation leaves scientists in limbo

Reversals in federal funding of University stem cell research have left the fate of current University grant applications unclear.

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October 5, 2010

Obama honors history prof McNeill for University experience

McNeill has written numerous books on global history, and helped design the Western Civilization Core sequence.

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March 2, 2010

Sexual assault reform on the table in policy review

The announcement comes a month after student activists proposed a Student Government referendum to centralize disciplinary procedures, a reform that has been rejected by the University for years.

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February 23, 2010

Government will oversee U of C students' loans

Students will soon receive their federally subsidized loans directly from the government rather than through banks and credit unions, which are seen as less reliable lenders after the credit crisis.

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February 16, 2010

University doctors and medical supplies sent to displaced persons camp

“Just finished getting crushed,” a doctor wrote, referring to the volume of injured patients at the camp, “67 patients on 3 buses, after dark. Conditions quite intense, quite rough. Running short on tents, short on hands, several generators now, s...

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February 2, 2010

UN diplomat and College alum dead in Haiti earthquake

Andrew Grene (B.A. ’87), a United Nations diplomat in Haiti, died in last week’s devastating earthquake.

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January 22, 2010

Developer picked for Harper Court, seeks to break ground in 2011

Vermilion Development, a Chicago-based developer, won the contract after a long deliberation process that began with a request for proposals in November 2008.

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January 15, 2010

Sharing of essay brings praise, complaints

“Dear University of Chicago," the essay read. "It fills me up with that gooey sap you feel late at night when I think about things that are really special to me about you.”

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January 8, 2010

Rise in alcohol-related hospitalizations spurs admin action

The amount and severity of alcohol use have surprised Dean of the College Susan Art and she plans to launch more preventative efforts

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December 1, 2009