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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.
Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and a group of University of Chicago graduate students he now teaches are reaching across the state line to help the battered steel town of Gary, Ind.
A recent breakthrough could change the way doctors treat breast cancer.
University of Chicago students who have outgrown the frat party scene have been complaining about the dearth of nightlife in Hyde Park for decades. But they will soon have one more option besides taking a seat at the long bar at Jimmy’s Woodlawn Tap.
A sizable number of young minority voters could find themselves turned away from polling places in November because of new photo ID laws.
Longtime Chicago radio host Steve Edwards is set to move into the world of academia, taking a position at the new Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, according to multiple reports.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is making headlines – but not for its academics.
Dr. Donald Liu, a Chicago surgeon who devoted his life to saving the lives of children, died Sunday as he tried to rescue two young boys in Lake Michigan.
A new report touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago’s unemployment rate is shrinking faster than that of any major city – even though it is still the third highest in the nation.
The city is set to unveil a plan Monday for making Chicago an even greater cultural destination.
Arrests for violent crime plunged and school attendance improved among troubled Chicago teenagers in a program that combines counseling with Olympic sports like archery and judo, according to a University of Chicago study released Friday.
A search for a missing teenage boy from the South Side ended happily two dozen miles away in Glenview Thursday morning.
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teenage boy who has autism.
Here in Chicago, there are resources that support all stages of self-awareness and discovery for members of the LGBT community.