University of Chicago
After the Obama Library announcement, about 75 protesters marched through the University of Chicago campus to the home of the school’s president, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama confirmed a decision that has been clear for nearly two weeks early Tuesday, as they announced online the Obama presidential library is coming to “Sweet Home Chicago.”
With the official announcement coming Tuesday that the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum will be built in Chicago, comes a host of other questions, from exactly where it will be built, to the impact the project will have on small businesses on the South Side.
Gov. Bruce Rauner bolstered plans to build the Barack Obama Presidential Library and filmmaker George Lucas’ museum in Chicago.
While there are plenty of ways for an education degree owner to use the degree inside of the classroom, Joy Ippolito found herself more interested in the research end of programs like the Urban Teacher Education Program at University of Chicago.
University police issued a campus security alert at about 2 a.m., after three people were shot in an alley in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. Police said two men and a woman were sitting in a blue Ford Thunderbird in a parking lot, when someone came up to the car and opened fire around 12:30 a.m.
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The City Council has cleared the way for the city to take control of Park District land on the South Side for the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum, if the University of Chicago’s bid for the facility is selected.
It’s a crucial day for the University of Chicago, as it tries to secure its bid for the Obama Presidential Library and Museum. The Chicago City Council was set to vote Wednesday on an ordinance that could make or break the bid, by giving the city control of Park District land the U of C has proposed as the site of the library.
Two Chicago universities vying for Barack Obama’s presidential library are taking a break in the competition to send a message to the president: Pick either one but just don’t pick New York.
Chicago police are searching for aman in connection with a stabbing Friday night in Hyde Park.
At a joint meeting Wednesday, three City Council panels voted heavily in favor of the Emanuel administration’s plan to transfer about 20 acres of land in either Washington Park or Jackson Park to the city if the Barack Obama Foundation picks the University of Chicago’s bid for the future Obama presidential library.
Aldermen were expected to give preliminary approval on Wednesday to the Emanuel administration’s plan to allow the city to take control of Park District land to be used for the Barack Obama Presidential Library, if the president and first lady choose the University of Chicago’s bid for the facility.
President Barack Obama will hold off on announcing the location for his future presidential library until after Chicago’s runoff election for mayor, two people familiar with the decision said, in a bid to avoid politicizing his legacy project.
The protest was timed to coincide with a University of Chicago alumni event. The U of C, with its medical campus, has been a consistent target of criticism.
Facing a steady stream of criticism from the Emanuel campaign for his stance on a potential Obama Presidential Library in Chicago, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia backed down from his opposition to building the facility on public park land.
The foundation developing Barack Obama’s future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago.
The city of Gary has completed a long project to survey the state of housing and other buildings, and found many are in very bad shape.
West Side elected officials are using this president’s day to raise support for an Obama Presidential Library on the West Side.
The Chicago Park District unanimously approved a proposal to transfer park land for the Barack Obama Presidential Library if the University of Chicago wins its bid for the library.