Madeleine Zhou



MacArthur Foundation Donates $5 Million to Fund Chicago Public Library Branch for OPC

The donation will help cover the cost of building and furnishing the 5,000-square-foot library planned for the Obama Presidential Center.


June 3, 2019

Philz Coffee to Open Location in Hyde Park

The coffee chain, which already has locations in San Francisco, San Diego, and Washington, DC, plans to open shops in Lincoln Park and Hyde Park in the late summer or early fall.


March 4, 2019

Booth Researchers Find Sharing Plate May Speed Negotiations

In a simulation, pairs of negotiators who shared a bowl of chips reached a deal four rounds faster than pairs with separate bowls.


February 1, 2019

New Organization Southside Neighbors for Hope Voices Support for the Obama Presidential Center

The recently formed Southside Neighbors for Hope believes the building of the OPC in Jackson Park will benefit the surrounding community.


November 5, 2018

UChicago’s Department of Safety and Security Launches UChicago Safe App

UChicago's Department of Safety and Security recently launched a free app providing information for emergencies and links to safety resources.


October 15, 2018

Hyde Park Hotel Makes Donations to Hyde Park Academy High School

The hotel has now made two donations to the high school's art program.


May 25, 2018

LGBTQ Youth Two Times More Likely to Experience Homelessness, Chapin Hall Study Finds

Black young adults that identified as LGBTQ+ had the highest rate of homelessness—at a rate of 16%—amongst all the demographics surveyed.


May 17, 2018

Bill Gates Reportedly Buys House in Hyde Park

Gates’s son, Rory, will be a member of the University’s Class of 2022.


May 10, 2018

High Hopes for University Researchers' New App, "Am I Stoned?"

The app will gather data from users' sober and under-the-influence performances in order to create a personalized impairment assessment.


May 3, 2018

SSA Researchers Find that Regular Schedules Make Retail Employees More Efficient

The study found that stores implementing regular hours experienced a 7 percent increase in sales.


April 23, 2018