Activists Arrested At Rally Demanding Obama Center Agree To 'Community Benefits Agreement'Dozens of activists showed up at a rally calling for a written agreement to protect local homeowners from being displaced by higher property taxes once the $500 million Obama Presidential Center is complete.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe Breaks RecordThe Parker Solar Probe broke the record for closest approach to the sun.
Desperate For Labor, Retailers Offer Workers More HoursAdditional working hours are the main factor pushing household incomes higher, even as hourly wages have barely outpaced inflation.
Bill And Chelsea Clinton At University Of ChicagoThe former president and his daughter hosted the annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at the University of Chicago.
Former University Of Chicago Professor And Alum Wins Nobel Prize In Economics“I hope the prize today could help everyone see that humans are capable of amazing accomplishments when we set about trying to do something.”
Leon Lederman, Fermi Lab Director And Nobel Prize Winner Dead At 96“Lederman had an enormous impact beyond his fundamental discoveries in physics. He was enormously effective changing how physicists regard the value of public outreach and education."
Man Fatally Shot While Stopped At Red Light Near University of Chicago CampusA man was shot and killed early Thursday morning when he was stopped at a red light by the University of Chicago campus, according to Chicago Police.
Man Shot And Killed Near University Of Chicago CampusA 25-year-old man was shot and killed overnight, while driving near the University of Chicago campus.
Two Men Charged With Spying For Iran; Monitoring Chicago Jewish Center And Anti-Iran RalliesFederal authorities have charged two Iranian citizens with spying on Israeli and Jewish facilities in the U.S., and gathering information about Americans who were part of Iranian opposition group Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK).
Report: 20,000 Freshman Seats Still Vacant At Chicago Public SchoolsWith less than three weeks before the start of class for Chicago Public Schools students, approximately 20,000 freshman seats are still vacant at district high schools.
Parker Solar Probe Blasts OffThe Parker Solar Probe is named after University of Chicago astrophysicist Dr. Eugene Parker.
Astrophysicist Eugene Parker, 91, Speaks at University Of Chicago
University Of Chicago No Longer Requires ACT, SAT Scores For AdmissionCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports the university will no longer require SAT and ACT scores for undergraduate admission.
University Of Chicago To Drop Testing Requirement For New ApplicantsThe prestigious University of Chicago is eliminating the requirement to submit ACT or SAT scores as part of the application process, becoming the first top-10 research university to do so.
Bill Gates Buys $1.25 Million Home Near University Of ChicagoWith the net worth of over $90 billion, Forbes named Bill Gates the second wealthiest man in the world. He just bought a home across the street from the Hyde Park campus.