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The University of Chicago Divinity School

University to Cap Number of Ph.D. Students in Humanities, SSA, SSD, Div School

By Darcy Kuang

The University on Tuesday announced several changes aimed at reducing attrition and shortening time to degree.

October 9, 2019

The University of Texas at Austin

Alum Wins Chemistry Nobel, Becoming Oldest-Ever Nobel Laureate

By Emma Dyer and Deepti Sailappan

John Goodenough was recognized for his contributions to the lithium-ion battery.

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October 9, 2019

Jeremy Lindenfeld

College to Video Stream Lectures to Overflow Classrooms

By Emma Dyer

As the college grows, introductory class sizes vary greatly among majors

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October 8, 2019

UChicago News

Urban Designer Receives $625,000 ‘Genius Grant’ from MacArthur Foundation

By Tyrone Lomax

The grant will be distributed in quarterly installments over the next five years

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October 8, 2019

Department of Music Lightens Requirements for Major, Minor

By Camille Kirsch

The University's music department announced changes to its undergraduate major and minor earlier this week.

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October 7, 2019

Maroon Staff

MSI Renamed After $125 Million Donation from Kenneth C. Griffin

By Tyrone Lomax

The donation is currently the largest amount ever given to the museum.

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October 7, 2019

Jamie Manley

UChicago Law and Booth Announce Joint JD/MBA Program

By Pranathi Posa

The accelerated program will take three years to complete.

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October 7, 2019

Bret Fausett

A World Traveler at Heart: Asher Fausett Took Up Hittite on Campus and Dug Into Vietnam War Legacies Abroad

By Deepti Sailappan

The rising third-year student died over the summer after a fall in Laos.

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October 7, 2019

UChicago Medicine

Nurses at UCMC-affiliated Hospital Vote to Unionize

By Jack Cruz-Alvarez

Ingalls Memorial Hospital nurses voted to unionize last week by a margin of 276–109

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October 7, 2019

Jeremy Lindenfeld

Trader Joe’s to Open Later This Month

By Darcy Kuang

Trader Joe’s will open two weeks from tomorrow, the grocery chain announced this morning.

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October 3, 2019

University of Chicago

UChicago Launches Collaboration in Engineering, Biochem Research with French Group

By Sofie Lie

Taking another step to increase its presence in Paris, UChicago will fund research among a total of 10 faculty and Ph.D. students.

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October 1, 2019

Maroon Staff

Construction Worker at MSI Briefly Trapped Under Forklift, Taken to UC Medical Center

By Lee Harris

A contractor working in the Museum of Science and Industry sustained critical injuries, but was transported to the University Medical Center and is in stable condition.

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October 1, 2019

Loopnet

University to Demolish Taxi Building

By Camille Kirsch

University of Chicago officials say the historic brick and terracotta building’s deteriorating condition made demolition necessary.

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September 30, 2019

Alexandra Nisenoff

Bernie Sanders Joins Chicago Teachers on Eve of Strike Authorization

By Miles Burton

94% of union members voted to authorize a strike after negotiations stalled

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September 30, 2019

Chris Salata

UChicago Professors, Helping Write the Official Oral History of the Obamas, Begin Their Research

By Peyton Jefferson

The Obamas, who maintain a second home in Kenwood, were deeply embedded in University life during their time in Chicago.

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September 28, 2019

Adrián Mandeville

NLRB Proposes Rule Barring Student Workers from Federal Labor Rights

By Miles Burton

The proposed rule would not affect GSU’s push for voluntary recognition

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September 27, 2019

Alexey Galda

UChicago Physicist Leads U.S. Wingsuit Flying Team to First in the World

By Emma Dyer

Alexey Galda’s analytical mind and passion for flying make him a force on the wingsuit flying world stage.

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September 26, 2019

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