Yiwen Lu

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UChicago Among Universities Sued for Antitrust Violations at Federal Court

The 16 universities named in the lawsuit used a shared formula to determine financial aid, resulting in a higher net cost of attendance for the more than 170,000 students alleged to have been overcharged by a sum total of hundreds of millions of dol…

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January 10, 2022

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University Reports Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases Since Reporting Began

With winter quarter looming, UChicago reported 481 new cases in the past week, a 109 percent increase from the previous update. The positivity rate increased from 0.52 percent during the last week of fall quarter to 9.45 percent.

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January 7, 2022

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UChicago Professor Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Charges of Insider Trading

University professor and oncologist Daniel Catenacci was charged with securities fraud over obtaining more than $134,000 with insider knowledge he gained by overseeing a clinical trial performed at UChicago Medicine.

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January 5, 2022

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University Adjusts Spring Quarter Exam Schedule as Winter Start Delayed; Convocation Date Unchanged

Non-graduating students will take final exams on the week of May 30, 2022, while graduating fourth-years will take their exams the preceding week so that the Convocation date of June 4 can remain as scheduled.

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December 31, 2021

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University Requires COVID-19 Booster Shots for Winter Quarter; No Plan for Remote Learning yet

While other Chicago-area quarter system schools, such as DePaul and Northwestern, announced temporary remote instruction, UChicago has not yet changed winter quarter plans.

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December 20, 2021

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Dec. 21, 2021

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Dec. 21, 2021

Hundreds Attend Rally Following Murder of Shaoxiong Zheng; Speakers Raise Differing Approaches to Reduce Violence

While the rally organizers decided not to call for expanding UCPD’s size or jurisdiction, speakers present at the rally were split on whether increasing policing is the right approach to enhance safety.

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November 19, 2021

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Sign at 1116 Rally

A student explained to members of the media the signs they made for the rally.

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Nov. 19, 2021

Participant at Safety Rally

Hang Wu, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies, explained her signs to passersby.

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Nov. 19, 2021