Sonia Schlesinger

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Obama Visits Campus, Speaks to Student Leaders

“I want to work with [young people] to knock down those barriers."



April 25, 2017

Former Secretary of Education to Join Harris as Fellow

As a Harris fellow, Duncan will act as a special adviser to the Harris School’s dean and will plan events at the Harris School.


March 6, 2017

Anthropology Professors to Teach Trump 101 Class This Spring Quarter

In the wake of the election, one of the professors said he felt that it was his duty to teach a class on Trump.


February 23, 2017

Newsletter for February 17

Obama stops by Hyde Park for presidential library planning; IOP event with Corey Lewandowski draws protest; Seminary Co-Op plans financial recovery.


February 17, 2017

South East Chicago Commission Transitions to Self-Governing Entity

The community organization's board will no longer be appointed by the University.


February 2, 2017

Chicagoans Say Goodbye to Their President

“He’s a quintessential model of what you can be if you work hard,” one Chicago resident said.


January 12, 2017

UCPD to Increase Number of Officers on Patrol by 28 Percent

The University cited concerns about high crime rates in the area, but the CEP said an increase in officers is “the opposite of what people have been wanting.”


August 17, 2016

Nineteen Students Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

This marks the first year that half of UChicago applicants received a fellowship; last year 34% of UChicago applicants were selected.


May 31, 2016

Summer Storage Policy Changes Reversed

“After receiving additional feedback, we will continue to review the policies and procedures related to the trunk room.”


May 27, 2016

Adult Trauma Center Approved and Scheduled to Open in 2018

“We applaud the University of Chicago for taking responsibility as a member of the broader South Side community.”


May 27, 2016