News Archive: 2020

August

President Robert J. Zimmer to Transition into Role as Chancellor in 2021


August 20, 2020

A Video Overview of Autumn Quarter Preparations


August 6, 2020

July

“Supporting the International Student Experience” Town Hall


July 15, 2020

UChicago message on ICE rescinding visa restrictions for international students


July 14, 2020

UChicago Reaffirms Commitment to International Students


July 8, 2020

UChicago study outlines guides for social distancing, PPE Guidelines


July 3, 2020

June

UChicago Partners with South Side Caterers to Provide 50,000 Additional Free Meals to the Community


June 25, 2020

Researchers Develop a Faster, Better Way to Disinfect N95 Masks for Reuse


June 20, 2020

May

Experts Explain: How households are coping under coronavirus lockdown

In this article,  Marianne Bertrand, the Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business along with  Kaushik Krishnan and Heather Schofield assess lockdown’s impact on Indian households, who are hit hardest, and how long they expect to be able to manage with their current resources.
  
May 13, 2020

April

COVID-19: What choices to make for cancer patients?


April 16, 2020

February

When fleeing a homeland stirs one’s creative juices: Vu Tran

"A lot of my fiction, while not necessarily autobiographical, ends up dealing with the experience of fleeing one''s homeland and settling in an entirely alien world, something I and hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese-Americans have gone through," says Professor Vu Tran, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Arts and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Creative Writing, in an interview with IANS.
Read the full article here
February 27, 2020

The relevance of a degree in creative writing in contemporary times: Vu Tran

Professor Vu Tran writes about the relevance of a degree in creative writing in contemporary times, in this article by Hindustan Times.
  
February 5, 2020