Robert J. Zimmer, chancellor emeritus and 13th president of the University of Chicago, 1947-2023
Zimmer, who served as the University’s 13th president from 2006 to 2021, died May 23 at age 75.
University of Chicago Community Safety Leadership Academies host first cohort of rising police leaders from over 20 departments across America
Police leaders begin six-month leadership and management education program designed to improve community safety and reduce violence
Chicago Booth grad helps underrepresented startup founders find success
Lily Xu, ’13, says the lessons she learned from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and from her father prepared her for the ups and downs of founding her own beauty-technology startup.
Public Safety Advisory Council to conduct community survey
Since last year, council representatives from various stakeholder groups within the University and South Side communities have met to outline plans for future work, which include a comprehensive community public safety survey.
Chicago Public Schools student Chris Deng pursues internet equity with University of Chicago faculty
Neubauer Professor Nick Feamster mentored high school student Chris Deng through a year-long research study on Internet equity across Chicago Public Schools.
Phoenix Poets Literary Festival engages students with South Side literary community
The University of Chicago Press and the Creative Writing Program celebrated National Poetry Month with a three day program.
Q & A: Selwyn O. Rogers Jr., MD, MPH, Founding Director of UChicago Medicine’s Level 1 Trauma Center
Selwyn O. Rogers Jr., MD, MPH, Professor of Surgery and founding director of UChicago Medicine’s trauma center, discusses how his team is caring for the community, preventing violence and hope to reduce trauma.
Logan Center celebrates 10 years of making and sharing art
As part of its 10th anniversary, the Logan Center invites artists, partners, students, faculty, staff, patrons and neighbors to share their stories as a way to celebrate a decade of art.
Small Business Spotlight: ‘I Choose the Ladder’ coaches Fortune 500 companies on employee development, retention
Watchen Nyanue, MBA ’22 is interested in proactively cultivating new clients for her company ‘I Choose the Ladder’, working with The Polsky Center’s Small Business Growth program to create a business development plan.
Member of Exonerated Five turned anger into activism
More than 30 years after the infamous “Central Park Five” arrests (as they came to be known in the media), Richardson—the speaker at the 2023 Harris School of Public Policy’s George E. Kent Lecture—has transformed his nightmarish experience into activism.
Five years after launching Level 1 adult trauma center, UChicago Medicine set to exceed 18,800 adult trauma patients
The University of Chicago Medicine is set to surpass 18,800 adult trauma patients since launching a Level 1 adult trauma center and Violence Recovery Program at its main campus on the city’s South Side five years ago.
UChicago Medicine invests $686.2 million to benefit South Side and south suburban communities in fiscal 2022
The University of Chicago Medicine provided $686.2 million in benefits and services to communities on Chicago’s South Side and in the south suburbs in fiscal 2022, according to the health system's annual Community Benefit Report.
Local middle schoolers create ‘instant snow,’ map the hidden surface of planets at UChicago Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering science fair
150 students from four neighborhood schools—Ray Elementary School, Wadsworth Elementary School, Bret Harte Math & Science Magnet Cluster School, and UChicago Charter School Woodlawn—attended the half-day event on April 21.