University of Chicago
Where’s Waldo isn’t a topic you would think would be on a college application, but it is.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s argument for stiffer firearms sentences is bolstered by a new study showing gun possession offenders placed on probation are more likely to get re-arrested for murder than other felons, his police superintendent says.
Eugene Fama and Lars Hansen shared the Nobel economics prize with Robert Shiller of Princeton. The U of C has been affiliated with nearly 90 Nobel laureates.
Former Mayor Richard Daley brought his grad students to Gary today to help Gary’s mayor and a group of volunteers with a neighborhood clean-up, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
A new study bolsters Mayor Emanuel’s argument that summer jobs programs for teenagers are helping to hold down the crime rate, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
If you want to pursue an MBA along with your medical school degree, consider getting the inside scoop from a Chicago-based ophthalmologist.
The family of a University of Chicago student whose body was found in Lake Michigan on Wednesday, a week after he went missing, said the death appeared to be a tragic accident during last week’s heavy storms.
Volunteers, friends and family were out in force Tuesday morning, resuming the search for a missing University of Chicago student.
Police have issued an alert for a missing 20-year-old University of Chicago student, last seen near the school’s Hyde Park campus on Wednesday afternoon.
A fraternity at the University of Chicago isn’t getting its mail until it apologizes to a postal employee for a crude prank.
Denise Kiernan is a journalist and writer whose work and travels have taken her from the undulating and stiletto-crippling cobblestoned streets of Rome to the soccer stadiums of Central America and the Great Wall of China. Here, she shares her best spots for a clandestine meeting.
Activists who have been staging demonstrations and sit-ins and marches and sometimes getting themselves arrested as they try to get the University of Chicago to get back into adult trauma care, say new research from Northwestern suggests that lives could be saved if there were a south side trauma center.
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.