Louise Lerner

CONTRIBUTIONS

Lowery reflects on past, future civil rights struggles

Kicking off the University’s week-long celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, civil rights activist Reverend Joseph Lowery delivered the keynote speech at Rockefeller Chapel Thursday.

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January 16, 2009

U of C embraces SAT program allowing students to hide low scores

Starting this March, U of C applicants will be able to pick their best SAT score and hide embarrassing re-tests from admissions officers. Score Choice, the new SAT system, will replace the current policy mandating scores from all tests be sent to ...

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January 9, 2009

U of C embraces SAT program allowing students to hide low scores

Starting this March, U of C applicants will be able to pick their best SAT score and hide embarrassing re-tests from admissions officers. Score Choice, the new SAT system, will replace the current policy mandating scores from all tests be sent to ...

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January 9, 2009

Students to interview candidates for new safety VP

Student Government (SG) is interviewing three final candidates this week for a new administrative position that will take charge of all campus safety and security measures.

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December 2, 2008

University bids for $550-million Department of Energy accelerator

Argonne is competing to win a $550 million contract from the government to build a new nuclear physics facility that would create beams of rare unstable atomic nuclei.

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November 25, 2008

Valerie Jarrett, chair of Medical Center Board, appointed White House advisor

University trustee Valerie Jarrett will be leaving Chicago to serve as senior advisor in the White House, President-elect Barack Obama announced Saturday.

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November 18, 2008

Newsstands sell out as papers become Obama-bilia

“We have seen the White Sox win the World Series, seen the Bears win the Superbowl, but we have never seen anything like this,” said Willi Wilkov, senior director of marketing for the Sun-Times.

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November 11, 2008

Hyde Park block attracts thousands of South Side trick-or-treaters

It’s become a South Side tradition: Thousands of children flock to one Hyde Park block each year—South Harper Avenue between East 57th and 58th Streets—where the candy is plentiful, the residents are welcoming, and decorations run the gamut from t...

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October 31, 2008

Nobel Peace Prize winner reflects on Cold War efforts to prevent nuclear war

A Nobel Laureate visited campus Tuesday discussing his prize in a category U of C professors have yet to attain. Bernard Lown, winner of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize, reflected on his Cold War anti-nuclear efforts.

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October 31, 2008

Law professor blogs on American presidential race for French magazine

French news magazine L’Express has hired U of C law professor Bernard Harcourt to cover the U.S. presidential campaign.

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October 17, 2008