University of Chicago
University of Chicago
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Englewood, Chatham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Frat Parties Blamed After More Than 50 UChicago Students Get Coronavirus, Forcing A Return To Virtual Classes, Stay-At-Home Order
Officials at the Hyde Park campus say they are concerned the cases likely involve the more contagious B.1.1.7 variant of the virus.
How Could South Shore Revive Its Shopping Districts? Zoning Changes, Education And A ‘Main Street’ Strategy, Urban Planners Say
Experts say South Shore's economic leaders must build on plans for the historic Avalon Regal Theater, an entertainment district along Stony Island Avenue and other plans for preservation and growth.
Black And Latino Chicagoans Want The Vaccine — They’re Just Struggling To Find It, Health Experts Say
Offering consistent vaccination locations — not pop-ups — and night and weekend hours could improve the city's vaccine rollout in underserved communities, experts said.
UChicago Folk Festival Brings Free Concerts, Workshops From Around The World To Your Home This Weekend
Nearly half the folk musicians performing at the fest will be from other countries, as the virtual format allowed organizers to invite artists "who live very far away" to perform from home.
What Is Causing Chicago’s Digital Divides? Professors Lead Pilot On South, West Sides To Find Out
Gaps in internet access often reflect decades of disinvestment, University of Chicago researchers said. They're gathering data to better understand residents' internet needs in South Shore, North Lawndale and Englewood.
Study Confirms What South Siders Said For Years: A Trauma Center Is Improving Emergency Care For Black Chicagoans
On average, trauma patients in South Shore reached a hospital nearly nine minutes faster the year after the trauma center opened compared to the year prior.
UChicago Reopening With Some In-Person Classes, Weekly Coronavirus Testing: ‘We Are Not Returning To Life As Usual’
Students are set to move back to Hyde Park starting Sunday before beginning in-person instruction Oct. 5.
UChicago Students Vow To Occupy Provost’s Block ‘Indefinitely,’ Demanding University Abolish Campus Police
Protesters occupied the provost's block over the weekend, demanding the campus police budget fund initiatives for students of color instead.
Hyde Park Neighbors Raise Thousands To Keep Pacifist Bradford Lyttle In His Longtime Home
An eye disease has left Bradford Lyttle "half-blind," and a storied career as a peace activist has left him far from rich. Hyde Parkers have donated more than $13,000 to keep him in his home.
Students Can Share Stories Of Living Through Coronavirus, Get Small Grants Through UChicago Fellowship
Grants up to $200 are available for creatives and innovators through the Young Memory Fellowship.
Free UChicago Lectures On Racial Justice, Coronavirus And More Available
Educational resources on a wide range of topics, freely available for anyone in Cook County, will be released every Monday through August 31.
International Students In Chicago Still ‘Wary’ After Government Rolls Back Visa Rules: ‘We Are Living In Fear All The Time’
The Trump administration reverted a July 6 rule change that would force international students to transfer or leave the country if their university only held online classes this fall.
UChicago Medical Center Closing Coronavirus Units
As of Thursday morning, the medical center was treating 14 coronavirus patients, down from a mid-April peak of more than 140.
UChicago Students, Allies Demand Abolition Of Campus Police During 19-Hour Sit-In
A demonstration at UCPD headquarters, organized by the student-led CareNotCops campaign, called for the university to disband its police department by 2022.
Arrested Protesters Risk Spreading Coronavirus Back To Communities, Research Shows
A study by a University of Chicago researcher found nearly 16 percent of all coronavirus cases in Chicago are related to people cycling in and out of jail.
Free Disability Care Network Connects Hyde Park And Woodlawn Residents To Groceries, Prescriptions
Accessing needed supplies was already a challenge for people with disabilities due to the pandemic, and the closure of some stores due to looting has only made it harder.
500 UChicago Students Say They Aren’t Paying Tuition Until The School Agrees To Cut Fees During Pandemic
Organizers with UChicago for Fair Tuition are considering a class-action lawsuit against the university if officials won't negotiate directly with students.
UChicago Students Protest At President Zimmer’s House, Demanding Tuition Cut
The university froze tuition for next year, but some students still want tuition to be cut in half as classes moves online because of coronavirus.
UChicago Grants $680,000 To Help Nearly 200 South Side Small Businesses Survive Coronavirus Shutdown
A Child's Place Academy, Sip & Savor and Gorée Cuisine are among the businesses that will receive help.
Woodlawn YWCA Hands Out Weekly Meals, Set To Expand Food Distribution
With the backing of the University of Chicago, the Woodlawn branch of the YWCA is handing out free meals every Sunday from 12-1 p.m. Officials are also planning to partner with World Central Kitchen to provide hot meals on a weekly basis.