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In a story May 4 about the death of Nobel Laureate Gary Becker, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of the president of the University of Chicago. His name is Robert Zimmer.
The University of Chicago and Knox College in western Illinois are on a list of dozens of institutions of higher education around the country under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.
A University of Chicago physics professor has been named director of the Argonne National Laboratory in suburban Chicago.
In a storefront office on Chicago's violence-plagued South Side, young activists meet in pursuit of a single goal: pressuring the University of Chicago Medical Center to reopen a trauma department it closed 25 years ago.
We might easily scorn the crudity, immorality and sheer absurdity of the University of Chicago's first official "Sex Week" that occurred this February, which hosted 36 events ranging from porn showings to "history of sex" workshops, knot-tying demonstrations and, to be radically inclusive, "Augustine and Luther on Sexual Ethics."
Elwood Jensen, an award-winning University of Cincinnati professor nominated for the Nobel Prize for medicine for work that opened the door to advances in fighting cancer, has died of pneumonia. He was 92.
In University Park, Pa., a couple of Penn State students are guarding the statue of Joe Paterno — lest a mob forms, bearing sledgehammers, and takes justice into its own hands. It ain't exactly Occupy Beaver Stadium, but the symbolism is there.
Dr. Joseph Kirsner, a pioneer in the field of digestive system disorders, died from kidney failure at his home in Chicago on Saturday. He was 102 years old.
President Obama still has boatloads of fans — and seemingly no political enemies — in his old backyard of Hyde Park, the neighborhood from where he launched the political career that eventually landed him in the White House.