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UChicago Ph.D. Paulo Guedes May Become Next Finance Minister of Brazil

By Caleb Sussman

Guedes (Ph.D. ’78) is currently under investigation for corruption. He is alleged to have mismanaged over 1 billion reals (267.7 million USD).

October 15, 2018

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

By Madeleine Zhou

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

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October 15, 2018

Eva I

College Introduces New Minor in Media Arts and Design

By Hanna Czeladko

The minor will include a focus on many forms of digital art, including data visualization, digital fabrication, net art, electronic music, and video game design.

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October 15, 2018

UChicago News

Nussbaum Discusses The Monarchy of Fear at Sem Co-Op

By Ellie Citron

The Monarchy of Fear is Nussbaum's 23rd published book.

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October 15, 2018

Sophia Corning

Former White House Chief of Staff Talks Midterms, Presidential Rhetoric at IOP Event

By Keaton Boyle

The former White House Chief of Staff and Republican National Committee chairman said the President is "chief of staff" while he was "chief of stuff."

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October 12, 2018

Caleb Sussman

Luxury Hotel Opens on 53rd Street

By Caleb Sussman

Sophy represents the rapid increase of high profile investors cornering the Hyde Park and Kenwood communities.

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October 12, 2018

Gage Skidmore

Former Sanders Campaign Manager Discusses New Book

By Kevin Hassett

Speaking at Ida Noyes on Wednesday, Weaver insisted that Millennials are a vital voting demographic in the next two election cycles.

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October 12, 2018

Lars Peter Hansen/Becker Friedman Institute

Former Graduate Fellow Nominated to Lead Israel's Central Bank

By Oren Oppenheim

Yaron earned a graduate fellowship from the University as well as an Alfred Sloan Dissertation Fellowship for his doctorate work.

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October 12, 2018

Alexandra Nisenoff

GSU Discusses UChicago’s Endowment and Wall Street Ties

By Brad Subramaniam

Panelists at a recent GSU event criticized the University's investments as conflicts of interest.

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October 11, 2018

Bing Thom Architects

University Opens Campus in Hong Kong

By Yuezhen Li

The campus joins existing UChicago centers in Delhi, Beijing, and Paris, and a Booth School site in London.

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October 11, 2018

Panelists Talk Sentencing, Police Oversight After Van Dyke Verdict

By Deepti Sailappan

Law School professor Craig Futterman said Van Dyke would likely serve 60 years in prison.

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October 11, 2018

Maroon Staff

Economist Journalist Moderates First Chicago Debate Society Public Event of the Year

By Tony Brooks

Is the global trade system broken? Chicago Debate Society takes on the question in a debate moderated by Economist journalist Adam Roberts.

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October 9, 2018

Cell Press

UChicago and Harvard Scientists Look for the Molecular Causes of Obesity-Related Disease

By Emma Dyer

UChicago scientists use molecular 3-D modeling in partnership with Harvard researchers to learn how lipid fat droplets are formed.

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October 9, 2018

Institute of Politics

Former Cruz Staffer Writes Pro-Trump Republicans are "Gaslit"

By Praveen Balaji

Former Ted Cruz presidential campaign staffer Amanda Carpenter discusses her perspective on the dissolution of Republican values accompanying the Trump era.

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October 9, 2018

Dear World

Class of 2022 Participates in Dear World During Orientation

By Caleb Sussman

Class of 2022 practices exercising vulnerability, sharing personal life stories during orientation week programming.

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October 9, 2018

Paul Romer

UChicago Alum, Former Professor Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

By Maroon Staff

Paul Romer (B.S. '77, M.A. '78, Ph.D. '83) shared the award with Yale professor William Nordhaus.

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October 8, 2018

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7:34 a.m.

Jury Convicts Jason Van Dyke for 2014 Shooting of Laquan McDonald

By Elaine Chen

He is guilty of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm.

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October 5, 2018

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