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Pera Wirszup, who along with husband Izaak was a longtime resident master at the former Woodward Court residence hall, died Aug. 20 in her Hyde Park home. A former lecturer in Russian at the University, she was 100.

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From octopus embryology to the proteins active in Arctic soil, University of Chicago graduate students are exploring a range of questions at the Marine Biological Laboratory this summer as recipients of a University of Chicago Graduate Student Research Award. Now in its second year, this program enables selected UChicago students to enroll in an MBL course or collaborate with an MBL research mentor. Here are this year’s award recipients.

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A Theater and Performance Studies residency program will support the development of new work by innovative performing arts companies—part of an ongoing effort to support collaboration between the vibrant arts communities of the city and University.


From August 1 - November 8, all students will receive 10% off at any Treasure Islands Foods in the city. Just show a valid student ID at checkout!

The first part of the Harper Court Summer Concert Series will be happening this Wednesday, July 29, from 6-9 p.m. Mario Smith will be hosting this event, which will be held at 5235 S. Harper Court. Radio legend Herb Kent the Cool Gent will be hosting a Steppers Night.

From Thursday, July 23 to Saturday, July 25th, more than 20 Hyde Park businesses on 53rd, 55th and 57th streets will be having sidewalk sales from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be bargains, fun, food, and music.