Making UChicago Accessible

By Madison Lands
Photo by Robert Kozloff

 

Student Disability Services was once a low-profile office at UChicago, focused on serving students quickly and effectively. Awareness is changing now, thanks in part to the work of the Student Advisory Board, which is helping to draw attention to the valuable and essential services that Student Disability Services (SDS) offers.

2014-2015 Athletes of the Week

By Nathan Lindquist, Sports Information Director
August 11, 2015

 

More than 500 student-athletes currently attend the University of Chicago, and each one of them has a story to tell. Student-athletes on campus possess a unique combination of responsibilities and goals. As students first, they endeavor to be leaders in their field of study. As athletes, they strive to emerge victorious on the field of competition.

Summer on Campus

By Madison Lands
Photos by Beth Rooney 
August 20, 2015

Arguably the most memorable and exciting group on the UChicago campus this summer is the Digital Media Academy, purely by virtue of the fact that they are campers, varying from three to 17 years old,  learning computer programming. Yesy Garcia, an intern with the Summer Conferences Team in Residential Services, affectionately refers to them as her baby geniuses.

Campus North is Topped Off

By Suzelle Tempero, Director of Communications, Campus and Student Life

 

August 18, 2015

The Campus North Residential Commons project marked an important milestone recently with a topping off ceremony that gathered employees and staff from the University of Chicago, Mortenson Construction, and Studio Gang Architects.

The groups signed a large steel beam and cheered as it was lifted into place on the 15-story building. Construction is due to be completed in fall of 2016, in time to house College students near the center of campus.

University of Chicago names Fountain L. Walker chief of police

Fountain L. Walker, an accomplished and widely respected leader in law enforcement and campus security, has been named chief of police at the University of Chicago after a national search, effective Aug. 17. Walker will oversee the day-to-day operations of the University of Chicago Police Department, including supervision of the department’s approximately 100 state-certified police officers. He also will be responsible for operational enhancements and security technology, as well as...

Find ‘joy in the making’ no matter the discipline

By Mary Abowd - Photos by Dan Dry, Robert Kozloff and Andrew Nelles

Rainy skies cleared seemingly on cue as members of the University of Chicago community gathered Saturday, June 13, for the University’s 523rd Convocation.

Soft morning light fell upon the nearly 3,000 graduates as they processed across the Main Quadrangle to the wail of bagpipes and occasional cheers rising from the crowd of parents, friends and colleagues.

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