Yiwen Lu

Contributor  /   2022 Class


As Other Institutions Amend Pass/Fail Grading Policies, UChicago Students Divided Over Possible Impact of Same Change

At other schools, student campaigns to change pass/fail grading policies have garnered widespread support. At UChicago, some students say a relaxed grading policy would do more harm than good.


March 30, 2020

UChicago Researchers Help Identify Potential Coronavirus Drug Target

After identifying the structure of proteins in the SARS-CoV-2 virus, scientists can then begin working to identify inhibitors which can be used to block the production of proteins the virus needs to replicate.


March 27, 2020

University Cancels Second Hong Kong Study Abroad Over Coronavirus and Health Concerns

The University’s Yuen Campus in Hong Kong has been closed since January 29 in response to the outbreak.


March 2, 2020

Students Hold Vigil for Doctor Li Wenliang, Coronavirus Whistleblower

Several UChicago students held a vigil for doctor Li Wenliang, a whistleblower for the COVID-19 outbreak, who was disciplined by the police and died of complications from the virus on February 7.


February 25, 2020

Director of SCS Discusses Mental Health Concerns and Services on Campus

Meeta Kumar, the director of Student Counseling Service (SCS), spoke about reducing stigma around seeking out mental health resources and developing services that can address the wide array of student needs.


February 17, 2020

Northwestern University Law Professor Kruse Discusses U.S.–Iran Relations

“Even if we don't become best friends, maybe there’s an opportunity to live together as neighbors,” Kruze said.


February 13, 2020

UChicago Students Volunteer in Annual Homeless Count

The Point-in-Time Homeless Count is an annual census of all individuals experiencing homelessness in the city of Chicago.


January 28, 2020