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Jeremy Lindenfeld

100+ professors write Zimmer detailing threats to faculty governance and UChicago education in recent Ph.D. overhaul

By Lee Harris

Professors wrote to the President and Provost last month expressing concerns about the central administration's recent move to shrink the size of doctoral programs.

January 28, 2020

Institute of Politics

Booth Professor On Buttigieg Endorsement: “I think he has the best plan and he's not from Washington.”

By Alex Dalton

Economics Professor Austan Goolsbee sees South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg as Democrats’ best bet for 2020

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January 27, 2020

Regenstein Special Collections

Undergraduate and Incarcerated Students to Take Class Together

By Adyant Kanakamedala

The Pozen Family Center for Human Rights will offer a mixed class with incarcerated students and UChicago undergraduates.

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January 27, 2020

Zoe Kaiser

Midway Plaisance Advisory Council Begins New Year With Doubled Membership

By Laura Gersony

Members shared their reservations about a recent OPC report’s conclusion that the OPC will not threaten the Midway’s historic status.

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January 27, 2020

Lexey Swall Photography

Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer Than Ever to Midnight

By Alex Dalton

The UChicago-based Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists maintains the symbolic clock to warn of the potential of human-caused global catastrophe.

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January 27, 2020

Bobby Rush, Robert Emmons Jr., Sarah Gad

Rep. Rush Takes on Challengers at First District Forum

By Dimitriy Leksanov

Gad and Emmons criticized the 14-term congressman’s votes for tough-on-crime legislation and presented their visions for criminal justice reform.

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January 27, 2020

Max Grayzel-Ward

UChicago Third-Years Amplify Queer Voices Through New Performing Arts Showcase

By Pranathi Posa

UnCounted, a newly-created performing arts showcase is “devoted to elevating queer student voices” and holding auditions this week for the spring-quarter event.

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January 27, 2020

University of Chicago Magazine

UC Dems Host Candidates for Election Opportunity Fair

By Avi Waldman

Law School alum Ken Thomas called the incumbent 13th district state senator part of Chicago’s political machine

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January 24, 2020

Jeremy Lindenfeld

Admin Email Says University Supports DACA Students

By Tony Brooks

Dean of Students Rasmussen said that the email is in anticipation of an upcoming Supreme Court decision on DACA

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January 24, 2020

University of Chicago

University Retroactively Adds Teaching as Coursework to Ph.D. Transcripts, then Removes After Social Media Objections

By Adyant Kanakamedala

Graduate students were surprised to see courses added to their transcript for classes they did not recall ever being enrolled in.

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January 22, 2020

Alexis Florence

As the First Primaries Approach, UChicago for Bernie Hits the Phones

By Alexis Florence

UChicago undergraduate and graduate students backing the Democratic hopeful for president meet on a weekly basis to call potential voters for the democratic primaries.

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January 21, 2020

Ryerson Astronomical Society

Student Government Funds Space Force ROTC

By Justin Smith

The Ryerson Astronomical Society requested $102 million in funding from Student Government during the 2019-2020 Annual Allocations cycle.

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January 21, 2020

Maroon Staff

Zimmer Talks First Amendment, Finance on Davos Panel

By Tony Brooks

"There was a degree of complacency that needed to be overcome," Zimmer said of the University when he became President.

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January 21, 2020

Caroline Kubzansky

Chicago’s Fourth Annual Women’s March Draws Thousands

By Avi Waldman and Caroline Kubzansky

Marchers were drawn to the event for a variety of political issues including climate change, reproductive justice, and to protest the Trump administration.

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January 21, 2020

Eric Yang

Fair Budget UChicago Demands Reduced Counseling Wait Times, Improved Accessibility, and More at Wellness Center Forum

By Laura Gersony

"This language of tradeoffs is really just a language of priorities, and they don't prioritize mental health."

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January 21, 2020

University of Chicago

University Executive Vice President Named President of Clark University

By Tony Brooks

David Fithian will assume the role in Worcester, Massachusetts on July 1st.

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January 21, 2020

the University of Chicago

Second Phase of Harper Court Aims to Promote STEM Study and Attract Research Companies to Hyde Park

By Jingwen Zhang

The project, with a new 17-story tower featuring office and laboratory spaces, is being portrayed as a step toward further engagement with the local community.

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January 19, 2020

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