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.

UChicago Dining: A Good Place To Eat Gluten Free

By Nicola Brown
Photo by Matthew Witt
May 28, 2015

Following a gluten free diet at UChicago has just gotten easier. With the implementation of the new, certified Gluten Free Station at Cathey Dining Commons, students and staff who suffer from Celiac Disease or are otherwise gluten intolerant have a way to ensure they can eat safely. Before this year, they had to be very careful about choosing food in the dining halls and worrying about the possibility of cross contamination.

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