University of Chicago
A new study commissioned by the University of Chicago paints a disappointing picture of technology use among public school students in Chicago.
A University of Chicago Terrorism analyst says the Boston Bomb placement shows it was designed not for maximum lethality but to send a message by maiming and wounding.
University of Chicago cosmologist Michael Turner predicted an orbiting observatory might find an excess of positrons over electrons, from dark matter particles annihilating each other.
A new study indicates autism is much more widespread than previously thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says 1 in every 50 school age kids has autism—that is about 1 million children nationwide.
Dr. Monica Peek, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Chicago, said, “From the recent findings, the top 11 communities for diabetes death rates, 10 of those are African-American.”
A University of Chicago economist says sequestration might help a bit, certainly will not hurt nearly as badly as the administration is warning, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Around 70 protesters marched on the University of Chicago Medical Center demanding the school provide a Level 1 trauma center to the surrounding South Side neighborhoods.
The University of Chicago, encouraged by early success of its Harper Court redevelopment, is pushing forward with plans to build a retail and apartment building less than a half-mile away from it.
Scientists at the Field Museum have been studying a meteorite from Mars that could lead to a demotion of the Red Planet.
Local residents were being warned to keep their pets on a tight leash, as coyotes are out in bigger numbers, and acting more aggressively, likely due to their mating season.
A program on Chicago’s South Side is being touted as a model for the nation in combating the high rate of diabetes in poor neighborhoods.
He was shot at a gas station, tried to drive to the hospital, and died. As a murder victim’s family was demanding stronger gun laws in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was pushing for stricter gun control nationwide.
A prestigious institution of higher learning once graced with educational lectures from our president elect, The University of Chicago is an ideal place to visit during the 2013 inaugural ceremony. These important landmarks in Hyde Park are well worth considering at this historic time.
A high school senior who lives in one of Chicago’s poorest and most violent neighborhoods has received a full scholarship to one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Squash in this case is not a vegetable. It’s a sport that helps inspire young people. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports on a Hyde Park-based program.
Dr. David Beiser and students from U of C’s Lab School set out to map AED locations in Hyde Park.
Michelle Jahnke was diagnosed with cancer six weeks after learning she was pregnant.
Four teenage girls have been charged with robbing two University of Chicago students at gunpoint.
Dinosaur hunter Paul Sereno has uncovered a new species–a cat sized vegetarian with teeth like a dog.
For college students at the University of Chicago, the swim test will soon be history, along with the physical fitness and endurance tests that led many students to end up with a gym requirement.
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