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Sebelius defends Obamacare at Health Care Panel

By Daksh Chauhan

The panel discussed differences between the Trump and Obama administrations’ approaches to health policy.

November 22, 2017

Booth Forum Finds Economists Opposed to Tax Plan

By Kamryn Slomka

Booth's Initiative on Global Markets polled a panel of leading economists on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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November 22, 2017

Fledgling Unions Continue Fight for Status, Benefits

By Spencer Dembner

Non-tenure track faculty are in contract negotiations; library workers face a continuing legal challenge.

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November 21, 2017

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IOP Hosts Discussion on Foreign Policy Challenges Facing U.S.

By Rimsha Nazeer

The discussion was moderated by the IOP’s former executive director, Steve Edwards—who is now vice president and chief content officer at WBEZ, Chicago’s public radio station.

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November 21, 2017

5th Ward Alderman Announces Plan to Redevelop 71st Street

By Camille Kirsch

Project will be advised by a city planner who worked on University efforts along 53rd.

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November 21, 2017

Div School Professor Refutes New Testament Justification for Sexual Harassment of Teens

By Caroline Kubzansky

Much of Divinity School professor Margaret Mitchell's work has sought to "problematize" the perceived simplicity of declaring a Biblical interpretation as literal or allegorical.

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November 21, 2017

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Supreme Court to Hear Case Surrounding Seizure of Iranian Artifacts from Oriental Institute

By Madeleine Moore

Terror victims hope to seize the artifacts, lent to the Institute by Iran decades ago, as compensation.

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November 21, 2017

University Law Clinic to Sue U.S. Steel over Chromium Dumping Violation

By Kamryn Slomka

This is not the first time that U.S. Steel has come under scrutiny for chromium dumping at the Midwest Plant.

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November 21, 2017

Argonne National Laboratory

New Argonne National Laboratory Director Appointed

By Stephanie Palazzolo

The University runs the lab for the Department of Energy.

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November 20, 2017

Vue53 Awarded LEED Silver Certification, Reaches Full Occupancy

By Cindy Yao

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is given to buildings that have made an effort to include sustainable design initiatives.

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November 20, 2017

Jamie Manley

Wave of Laptop Thefts Plagues Bartlett

By Katia Kukucka and Jihyeon Yeo

At least four laptops have been stolen from bags left momentarily unattended in Bartlett Dining Commons over the past four weeks.

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November 20, 2017

Former Obama Photographer Speaks on Time at White House

By Joseph Diller

"My job is to document history."

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November 17, 2017

UChicago Expands Efforts to Prevent DACA Rescission

By Brad Subramaniam

President Robert Zimmer and Provost Daniel Diermeier also issued a public letter to President Donald Trump emphasizing the importance of the DACA program in early September.

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November 16, 2017

English Professor Accused of Mishandling Title IX Case in ’80s at Cal

By Emma Dyer

Both Moretti and Ferguson deny acquaintance prior to Ferguson’s and Latta’s interaction.

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November 16, 2017

University of Chicago

Government of Japan Recognizes U of C Professors

By Tony Brooks

Booth's Anil Kashyap and Harris's Raaj Sah are recipients of the Order of the Rising Sun.

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November 16, 2017

Dean Baicker, Whose Medicaid Research Has Been Politicized, Discourages “Cherry-Picking Results"

By Daksh Chauhan

Baicker conducted a significant study on Medicaid expansion in Oregon.

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November 16, 2017

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Donna Brazile Cautions of Russian Interference at IOP

By Xiaoyu Gao

Brazile said the media didn’t sufficiently inform the American people about Russian interference.

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November 16, 2017

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