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University of Chicago professor Luigi Zingales is defending his invitation to former Trump campaign chief executive and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon for a campus debate on globalization, telling about 50 students at a town hall this week that the onetime face of Breitbart News is valuable to ...
During his first stop on a four-day tour of the United States, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke Wednesday at the University of Chicago, addressing trade tensions between both countries, as well as his vision of gender equality as a self-professed feminist. Trudeau's visit comes at a tenuous time ...

As you may have heard by now, the Edmund Burke Society at the University of Chicago Law school tried to go full #MAGA and trash immigrants. Their letter touting an upcoming immigration "debate" is a classic example of hate speech, disguised as free speech, and of course the "free speech" crowd fell for ...
Justin Trudeau spoke at the University of Chicago, and also met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. ... He appeared Wednesday afternoon at the University of Chicago's Institute of politics for a conversation with its founder and director, David Axelrod, who was once an adviser to former ...
Speaking at the University of Chicago's Institute of politics, Trudeau said Canada will engage "thoughtfully and constructively" in talks with the U.S. and Mexico. President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the 24-year-old pact if he can't get what he wants. Among his desires is requiring more ...
"There was nothing clear that I found at other schools, but the Institute of politics immediately jumped out to me about the University of Chicago." Stein was among the first students who chose UChicago in part because of the Institute of Politics, which launched in 2013 under the direction of David Axelrod, ...

The University of Chicago is standing by its plans to host an event with the former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon on its downtown campus, despite protests and petitions calling for administrators to revoke an invitation he accepted in January. Luigi Zingales, a professor in the Booth school ...
Professor Luigi Zingales defended his decision to plan a debate with Steve Bannon at the University of Chicago, telling about 50 students at a town hall Monday evening that he has valuable perspective on understanding Donald Trump's rise. "In spite of the character of the guy, I think he was able to ...
The University of Chicago prides itself on protecting free speech, even offensive speech, and has gone on record repeatedly as saying that controversies should not block events from taking place. The university has boasted that it educates students to hear out diverse views rather than shouting them down.
I can hardly think of a more important issue for new citizens and business leaders of the world than the backlash against globalization and immigration that is taking place not just in America, but in all the Western World. At the University of Chicago, we have some of the best economic minds of the planet.
What has gotten lost in the discussion is why the University of Chicago, which won the contest to host the center, is not using any of its own land for the project. The university's winning bid to host the center -- which has never been made public -- is remarkable because the university has no "skin in the ...
students protest After Bannon Invited To Speak At University of Chicago. Students and others gathered at the University of Chicago on Thursday to protest an upcoming visit by former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. Program: CBS 2 News Mid-day. Categories: News Gov't, politics & Law Local News Politics ...
The University of Chicago is starting the final phase in a decade-long plan to pull its undergraduate students out of apartment buildings in Hyde Park and move them to new dorms closer to campus. On Tuesday night, the university announced plans for a new 1,300-bed residence hall on the corner of ...
Former White House chief strategist and far-right firebrand Steve Bannon has accepted an invitation to speak at the University of Chicago, according to a report in the school's student-run newspaper. A date for the event has not been set, but Prof. Luigi Zingales told The Chicago Maroon on Wednesday that ...
A University of Chicago professor has invited Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, to speak at the South Side campus, a move that sparked immediate backlash among the university faculty members and students on Thursday. Luigi Zingales, a professor in the Booth school of ...
Continuing efforts to enhance on-campus housing for College students, the University of Chicago plans to build a new residential hall and dining commons that will open in the 2020-21 academic year. The new Woodlawn Residential Commons will be located between Woodlawn and University avenues, ...
All student names have been changed, and multiple stories have been referenced and condensed into one in order to protect survivors' confidentiality and safety. Briana's friends introduced John to her during her first year. That same night, the third-year student kissed her without her consent, and, though ...

One of Dorothy Butler Gilliam's first assignments at The Washington Post was covering integration in the deeply segregated South. As the newspaper's first African-American female reporter, the work carried particular pressures and dangers. Speaking at the University of Chicago's commemoration of Martin ...
The University of Chicago's Department of Computer science joined a select group of international programs as three master's students studying computation and public policy were honored by the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation. Hannes Koenig, Joan Wang and Tommy (Leping) Yu--second-year ...
A study at University of Chicago Medicine on the drug-resistant bacterium MRSA came to a halt. An EPA engineer told the Tribune that the shutdown kept him from monitoring and advancing the cleanup of an arsenic-contaminated river in northern Wisconsin. And Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in ...
He will deliver a speech at the University of Chicago's Institute of politics on Feb. 7 to highlight the importance of public service and speak about strengthening ties between the two countries. "Canadians and Americans know we are all better off when we work together to grow the middle class, and create ...
"Jane" was an underground network in Chicago that counseled and helped women who wanted to have abortions. The service was launched in 1965 by Heather Booth, then a 19-year-old student at the University of Chicago. Her friend's sister was pregnant and desperately wanted an abortion. Booth found ...
Steven Kaplan of University of Chicago's Booth school of Business ... This episode of the Middle market Growth Conversations podcast features Steven Kaplan, the Neubauer family distinguished service professor of entrepreneurship and finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
The original case alleged violations for both the University of Chicago Retirement Income Plan for Employees (ERIP), a plan for faculty and staff members, and the University of Chicago Contributory Retirement Plan (CRP), a plan for non-academic employees. In addition to various counts regarding ...
Recently hired University of Chicago Booth school of Business Dean Madhav Rajan, inset, and his wife paid $3.1 million for a three-bedroom, 2,975-square-foot condo on the 62nd floor of Water Tower Place. (Alex Garcia/Chicago Tribune | Inset: Nancy Rothstein/University of Chicago).
A lawsuit challenging how the University of Chicago runs its two large retirement plans got a boost when a federal judge reinstated claims involving a $2.1 billion plan covering about 13,000 university employees and former employees. The university worker who challenged the school's $2.1 billion plan ...
Prof. Emeritus Jonathan Z. Smith, an influential historian of religion and a celebrated faculty member at the University of Chicago, passed away Dec. 30. He was 79. A member of the UChicago faculty for 45 years, Smith joined the Divinity school as an assistant professor in 1968. He became a professor in ...
A new paper in Physical Review X by three University of Chicago scientists lays out a mathematical explanation--such sticking points are simply intrinsic. "People thought you could engineer around it, but it really looks like there are fundamental limits," said graduate student Menachem Stern, the first ...
Across the University of Chicago, a prestigious program is helping early-career faculty dig into into decolonization in Africa, the effects of human-computer interaction on privacy, and the relationship between crime and how electoral districts are drawn. The Neubauer Family Assistant Professor Program ...
teachers and students will get a chance to spend summers researching cancer through a University of Chicago program designed to encourage students typically underrepresented in science to consider a career in the field. The Chicago EYES (educators and youth Enjoy Science) on Cancer program, ...
Chicago (CBS) -- University of Chicago Medicine was celebrating the grand opening of its new emergency department on Friday. The $39 million facility will help alleviate overcrowding at the university's Hyde Park hospital campus. Officials cut the ribbon on the new emergency department at 7 a.m. at ...
Northwestern University and the University of Chicago may get a reprieve from paying an endowment tax under the new federal tax overhaul, but both could end up shelling out millions in the near future. The legislation imposes a 1.4 percent tax on net investment income at private colleges and universities ...
scientists with the University of Chicago have laid out a comprehensive theory for how our solar system could have formed in the wind-blown bubbles around a giant, long-dead star. Published Dec. 22 in the Astrophysical Journal, the study addresses a nagging cosmic mystery about the abundance of two ...
Starting in the new year, Jarrett will be a "distinguished senior fellow" at the University of Chicago Law school, the university announced this week. That's on top of spots on the boards of Ariel Investments (where she serves alongside fellow Obama family pals John W. Rogers Jr. and Arne Duncan), Lyft; and ...
You don't have to be perfectly organized to pull off a wave, according to University of Chicago scientists. Using a set of gyroscopes linked together, physicists explored the behavior of a material whose structure is arranged randomly, instead of an orderly lattice. They found they could set off one-way ripples ...
The University of Chicago Medicine's (UCM) new adult emergency department (ED) opened at 7 a.m. on Friday, bringing in nearly 200 patients in the first 24 hours. The $39 million department replaces the previous ED located in Mitchell hospital that was built in 1983, and acts as the newest, most ...
The land that is now the University of Chicago campus was once sand, marsh and prairie at the edge of Lake Michigan. Now it's home to a network of streets, century-old buildings, quadrangles, athletic fields, flowerbeds and libraries. Each use has different impacts on the soil below--and these differences ...
UChicago Medicine offered a glimpse today of its new adult emergency department, a move that aims to alleviate overcrowding and makes way for the return of adult trauma services. The ER, which opens Dec. 29, is part of a nearly $270 million makeover at UChicago Medicine's Hyde Park campus.
The University of Chicago Trauma Center hopes to open by May 1, 2018 after getting certified by the Illinois Department of public health. ... More than 25 years after the last South Side trauma hospital, the University of Chicago has completed a new Level 1 adult emergency facility which could open early ...
Narkhede and Gutmann are the 24th and 25th people affiliated with the University of Chicago to win Marshall Scholarships since 1986. It's the first time since 2010 that the University has had two Marshall Scholars in a single year; it had three winners in 1999. "We are thrilled for Pradnya and Valerie's ...
A group of community organizers met at the University of Chicago last Tuesday and "urged" the school to "make amends" for its past ties to slavery. The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America, or N'COBRA, held a "Rally for Reparations" outside the campus's main administrative building, ...
This was the second day of the university's program, which marked the anniversary with a series of panel discussions and artistic works that explored he complicated legacy of nuclear energy. "It really is a paradox," said Bill Brown, senior advisor to the Provost for arts at the University of Chicago. "Nuclear ...
For many years before World War II, the biggest event at the University of Chicago's Stagg Field was the annual football faceoff between the Michigan Wolverines and the Chicago Maroons. Tens of thousands of fans packed the grandstand for those games, but little could any of those fans have known that ...
The University of Chicago has remembered one of its own with a touching tribute. Dr. Georgiana Simpson, the school's first African-American female Ph.D. graduate in the early 1900s, was honored with a statue Tuesday, CBS Chicago reported. The life-sized bronze bust is the first of its kind on campus.
The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America held a news conference to lay out a multitude of demands in respect to the University of Chicago's founding. The group is calling on the city to void all contracts with the University until it complies with a 2002 ordinance requiring all companies ...
Chicago (AP) -- A bust has been unveiled at the University of Chicago honoring an African-American woman who obtained a doctorate degree when the school was a bastion of white males. Georgiana Rose Simpson's story came alive after university seniors and political science majors Shae Omonijo ...
Finally, after three years and raising nearly $50,000, a bronze bust of Simpson was unveiled on the University of Chicago campus. It sits in the hallway at the Reynolds Club, a place once reserved for white men only, directly across the bronze relief honoring Harry Pratt Judson, the college president who ...
Since 2011, I've been fortunate enough to work on a series of ARGs with several collaborators including Melissa Gilliam, Ashlyn Sparrow, Katherine Hayles, Patrick LeMieux, Sha Xin Wei, Peter McDonald, Ainsley Sutherland, and myriad students at the University of Chicago. Most recently, the Game ...
In this Nov. 21, 2017, photo, University of Chicago students Asya Akca, left, and Shae Omonijo stand next to a plaque honoring Georgiana Rose Simpson in the Reynolds Club, the university's student center in Chicago. Simpson went on to become one of the first black women in the country to graduate with ...
The west stands of Stagg Field at the University of Chicago are seen in the mid-1940s. It was in a secret laboratory under the stands that ...


 

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