News Archive: 2020


University Reaffirms Support for International and Undocumented Students

December 9, 2020


UChicago Softball Alumna Kim Ng (AB’ 90) Hired as General Manager of Miami Marlins

November 16, 2020


Andrea Ghez, UChicago Laboratory Schools alum, Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

October 7, 2020

UChicago Autumn Quarter 2020: Our Shared Commitment

October 4, 2020


President, Provost Welcome UChicago Community as Academic Year Begins

September 30, 2020

Prof. Juan de Pablo Appointed Vice President for National Laboratories, Science Strategy, Innovation and Global Initiatives

September 24, 2020

Welcoming Students Back to the UChicago Campus

September 15, 2020

Renowned Artist Jenny Holzer to Debut Project at UChicago Using Augmented Reality

September 10, 2020


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

August 13, 2020

A Video Overview of Autumn Quarter Preparations

August 6, 2020


“Supporting the International Student Experience” Town Hall

July 20, 2020

UChicago Reaffirms Commitment to International Students

July 8, 2020

Kate Cagney Appointed Faculty Director for Yuen Campus

July 1, 2020


UChicago Announces Plans to Resume On-campus Classes and Operations

June 30, 2020

Professor Zhiguo He Appointed Inaugural Director of the Becker Friedman Institute in China

June 26, 2020

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

University Honors Class of 2020 in First Virtual Convocation in UChicago History

June 13, 2020

End of Spring Quarter Message from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee

June 12, 2020

Remote Learning Programs Offered by UChicago

June 4, 2020


UChicago Initiative to Distribute Food to South Side Surpasses 150,000th Meal Mark

May 20, 2020

Beyond the Pandemic: Improving Healthcare Systems Slashes Deaths from Air Pollution

May 14, 2020

Crime Lab and Education Lab Partner with Chinese American Business Leaders to Support Those on Frontlines of COVID-19

May 13, 2020

How COVID-19 has Changed the Global Economy

May 11, 2020


COVID 2025: How the Pandemic is Changing Our World

April 29, 2020

UChicago Doctors See ‘Remarkable’ Success Using Ventilator Alternatives for COVID-19

April 24, 2020

Booth Alumni Unite to Fight COVID-19

April 16, 2020

The Smart Museum of Art Presents The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China

April 15, 2020

Smart at Home - Virtual Visits and Digital Resources

April 8, 2020

Spring Quarter 2020 Welcome Message from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee

April 5, 2020

President Robert J. Zimmer Addresses UChicago at the Start of ‘a Spring Quarter without Precedent’

April 5, 2020


On the Verge of Metropolis: Squatters in Hong Kong

March 26, 2020

BFI Special Feature: Key Economic Facts About COVID-19

March 26, 2020

UChicago Writer’s Post-Apocalyptic Novel Earns Her Prestigious Honor

March 25, 2020

Virtual Tour of The Oriental Institute Museum

March 17, 2020

US-China Forum 2020: The Matter of Art

March 13, 2020


Professor Ka Yee C. Lee Appointed Provost of University of Chicago

Ka Yee C. Lee, Professor in the Department of Chemistry and currently Vice Provost for Research, has been named the next provost of the University of Chicago, effective Feb. 1. President Robert J. Zimmer announced Lee’s appointment in a message to the campus community in which he praised her work with deans, faculty and researchers across the University.
January 7, 2020