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The university down the block
Jul. 10, 2013
From housing to assembly-line burritos, higher ed’s bread-and-butter impact on a neighborhood’s economic health.
South Side neighborhoods vie for Obama library
Jul. 3, 2013
There’s no guarantee that the Presidential Library would be on the South Side, but some see it as an enormous potential economic engine.
Chicago grad students aid struggling steel town
May. 31, 2013
University of Chicago graduate students try to help turn around a troubled neighborhood in Gary, Indiana.
Best of UChicago's Scavenger Hunt
May. 14, 2013
The epic University of Chicago scavenger hunt ended Sunday. Here were my favorite items from the list.
Why South Side gunshot victims die more
Apr. 18, 2013
Northwestern University professor researches association between distance from a trauma center and mortality.
Boston victims may use prosthetics designed in Chicago
Apr. 17, 2013
Amputee victims, like many of the wounded spectators at the Boston marathon, have more options to replace their limbs thanks to cutting-edge prosthetic technology designed in Chicago.
Is the U of C’s old Stagg Field radioactive?
Apr. 16, 2013
Our Geiger counter couldn’t detect any radiation footprint from the site of the first sustained nuclear chain reaction. (Whew!) But, was safety first and foremost when scientists ran their WWII nuclear experiment in Chicago?
MPC Roundtable - Two Anchor Institutions, One Story of Revitalization through Housing Investment
Feb. 27, 2013
, Vice President for Civic Engagement; and OTTO Engineering President
compare and contrast how their unique housing reinvestment strategies support the local economy.
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