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Rebecca Jarvis, ABC Correspondent and Podcast Host, to Speak at Class Day

By Camille Kirsch

Jarvis is ABC’s chief business correspondent and hosts two podcasts: No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis and The Dropout.

February 19, 2019

Four UChicago Scientists Receive Total of $280,000 for Research

By Caroline Kubzansky

The Sloan Fellowship goes to early-career scientists and economists whose research indicates them as future leaders in their fields.

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February 19, 2019

University Receives $3 Million for Graduate Programming

By Miles Burton

The Mellon Scholarly Careers Initiative will support curriculum development, professional experience, and postdoctoral fellowships for PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences.

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February 19, 2019

Giovanna DeCastro

University to Begin Administering Campus-Wide Sexual Misconduct Survey

By Camille Kirsch

In 2015, the first UChicago-wide sexual assault survey found that a quarter of respondents had experienced some form of sexual misconduct while at the University.

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February 19, 2019

Obama Foundation

Lawsuit Opposing Construction of Obama Center in Jackson Park to Proceed

By Elaine Chen

The suit, initially expected to be thrown out, has now gained both ardent support and dissent from University faculty.

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February 19, 2019

Institute of Politics

UChicago Alum Bernie Sanders, A Progressive Icon, Enters 2020 Presidential Race

By Euirim Choi

He becomes the second alumnus to enter the presidential race, after Senator Amy Klobuchar who announced her candidacy last Sunday.

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February 19, 2019

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Obama Foundation

Park Protection Lawsuit May Have Unexpected Clout

By Caroline Kubzansky

The lawsuit filed by Protect Our Parks has the potential to hinder forward movement on the Obama Center.

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February 18, 2019

Jack Cruz-Alvarez

Aldermanic Candidates Spar at "Hot Seat" Forum

By Jack Cruz-Alvarez

Seven candidates for 20th Ward alderman answered difficult questions and argued with audience members.

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February 18, 2019

Prominent UChicago Economists Sign Letter Supporting Carbon Tax

By Tony Brooks

The letter offers five policy recommendations, ranging from the implementation of a carbon tax to the creation of a dividend program for U.S. citizens.

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February 18, 2019

Sophia Corning

Jeff Flake Talks Immigration and Kavanaugh at the IOP

By Lucia Geng

Flake also touched on his criticisms of the Trump administration and discussed why he chose not to seek re-election.

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February 18, 2019

Jade Yan

Fifth Ward Challengers Dissent with Incumbent at Aldermanic Forum

By Jade Yan

Newcomers Gabriel Piemonte and William Calloway are up against long-time alderman Leslie Hairston.

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February 18, 2019

UChicago United

Students Meet to Discuss Forming a Department of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

By Aviva Waldman

Although the University offers both a major and minor in Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, unlike most majors there is no academic department dedicated to the field.

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February 18, 2019

Kenwood Academy Hosts Five Mayoral Candidates to Discuss Policies and Plans for CPS

By Charlie Kolodziej

Three students moderated the forum on Education and Urban Development.

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February 18, 2019

At SSA Teach-In, Activists Talk Potential Benefits of Obama Center CBA

By Alex Dalton

SSA professor Eve Ewing moderated a panel that included activists from STOP and the Black Youth Project 100.

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February 18, 2019

Matthew Lee

Palestinian Rights Activists Demonstrate Outside UChicago Hillel

By Matthew Lee

If Not Now, a progressive Jewish organization, issued a set of demands to change Hillel’s Birthright program earlier this week.

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February 18, 2019

Julia Attie

“You Support Genocide”: Students Protest Trustee’s Involvement in the Yemen War at Broomball Match

By Darcy Kuang

The students aimed to spotlight trustee James Crown’s ties to defense contractor General Dynamics, which has sold weapons to the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemen War.

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February 17, 2019

Katrina Lee

Stevanovich Institute Panel Discusses “Religion, Identity, and the Construction of Faith”

By Olivia Chilkoti

The discussion ranged from the concept of an immaterial soul to the possibility of "backing up" memories, like computer data.

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February 16, 2019

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