Desktop Delivery
RSSChronicle RSS Feed
THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009 VOL. 28 NO. 18



Smart Museum of Art
Gallery Talk: “Cliff’s Connections”

2 p.m. Sunday, June 14

Chicago Studies
Bike to Work Rally

7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 19














Chronicle’s 28-year run ends today, as news delivery evolves

As the University prepares a new generation of electronic publications for faculty, staff, students and friends, the University of Chicago Chronicle is publishing its final issue.

The University News Office launched the Chronicle 28 years ago as a way to speak directly to the University community, at a time when newspapers were a firmly established habit and print provided one of the most economical ways to reach a large number of people.

Click for full-size image of Oct. 1, 1981 paper

Click for full-size image of Oct. 1, 1981 paperSummer project aimed at making Main Quadrangles more pedestrian-friendly
The heart of campus will be friendlier to pedestrians and more accessible to everyone next fall, after a three-month project on the University’s Main Quadrangles.

[]2009 Faculty Awards for excellence in graduate teaching

News: 773-702-8353

Calendar: 773-702-8315

FAX: 773-702-8324

Classical archaeologist to receive honorary degree
The University will confer an honorary degree on Anthony Snodgrass, in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of classical archaeology, at Session II of the University’s Friday, June 12 Convocation.

PSD graduate students honored for teaching skills
The winners of the 2009 Physical Sciences Teaching Prize are Justin Caram, Chemistry; Christopher Meyer, Physics; and Vipul Naik, Mathematics.

Adams, former Oriental Institute director and anthropology professor, honored with Alumni Medal
The Alumni Association has bestowed this year its highest honor, the Alumni Medal, on Robert McCormick Adams, a former Chicago faculty member and administrator (Ph.B.,’47, A.M.,’52, Ph.D.,’56), who is retired from the anthropology department of the University of California, San Diego.

Chicago in the News

Olopade, Rajan to speak at Convocation
The University will confer about 3,000 degrees on students from the College, graduate divisions and professional schools at its 498th Convocation ceremonies.

Sugarmans honor graduate students’ research
The 2009 Sugarman Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Research in the physical sciences have been presented to physics students Jock McOrist and Ibrahim Sulai.

Ashenhurst, Yu receive Maclean Faculty awards
Two emeritus professors at the University received the Norman Maclean Faculty Award, given by the Alumni Association, at the annual Alumni Convocation on Saturday, June 6 during Alumni Weekend. Robert Ashenhurst, Professor Emeritus at Chicago Booth, and Anthony Yu (Ph.D.,’69), the Carl Darling Buck Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, were this year’s recipients.
Updated June 11, 2009. Published by the University of Chicago News Office.