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  • UIC, U. of C. celebrate unity in Obama library bids

    UIC, U. of C. celebrate unity in Obama library bids
    After more than a year of tough competition, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago came together Monday in a show of unity, hosting a community breakfast designed to send a strong message to Barack Obama that the city wants his library regardless of whether it's on the South Side or the West Side.
  • University of Chicago launches 'Urban Labs' initiative

    The University of Chicago has announced it will open five "Urban Labs" that will focus on problems that cities face. The school on Monday said there will be five UChicago Urban Labs that will focus on crime, education, energy and the environment,...

    University of Chicago expanding labs to tackle urban issues

    University of Chicago expanding labs to tackle urban issues
    The University of Chicago will expand its vaunted labs model to include new "urban" labs designed to use academic research to tackle problems in Chicago and other cities. Building on the success of the school's crime and education labs, U. of C. is...

    Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner

     Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner
    Susan Sher was at her son Graham Moore's side in Los Angeles over the weekend, beaming as he won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay. Next month, Sher will be after a prize of her own. As senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer,...

    About Susan Sher

    About Susan Sher
    Susan Sher Age: 66 Current job: Senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs Kenneth Polonsky. Born in: Newark, N.J. Lives in: Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. Personal:...