Category Archives: Education

Education articles published in the Hyde Park Herald

South Side students find their own way of fighting back against crime

By Daschell M. Phillips Staff Writer After seeing a young man get beat up by a group of people just because he was walking down the street by himself and other acts of violence in her neighborhood, Domonique Ratcliff, a … Continue reading

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Booth school getting new dean

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer The University of Chicago announced it has tapped Sunil Kumar, a professor at Stanford University, to take over as dean of the Booth School of Business. Kumar will begin his five-year term as dean on … Continue reading

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South Side forum examines CPS

By Daschell M. Phillips Staff Writer Parents on the South Side said the new socio-economic admissions process being used by Chicago Public Schools to replace race as a consideration with diversity to selective enrollment high schools is not effective. Parents … Continue reading

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Construction begins on campus

The University of Chicago has begun improvements on the Ellis and Woodlawn crossings of the Midway Plaisance. The university is paying to widen the sidewalks and install new lighting along the two crossings. Sidewalks will be widened to as wide … Continue reading

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$11.6M to teach

By Daschell M. Phillips Staff Writer The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute received an $11.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Institute officials said the grant will help expand the program and develop an exportable model that … Continue reading

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Lab school graduate, published, shaping up as budding scholar

By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer Recent University of Chicago Laboratory School graduate Sydney Small’s history paper was published in the 82nd issue of The Concord Review. The Concord Review is a Sudbury, Massachusetts-based publication that is the only journal … Continue reading

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University hires CEO for hospital

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer At the beginning of October, Dr. Kenneth Polonsky will leave his post as chair of the Department of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis to head the University of Chicago Medical Center. Polonsky will … Continue reading

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