The call comes in at 8:22 a.m.—an earthquake has struck Exelon's nuclear power plant in Byron, Illinois. The coolant levels are dropping in the pool surrounding the spent fuel rods, risking exposing radioactive material to the environment. Non-essential personnel are evacuated from the plant.
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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Friday, September 23, 2016
On Thursday, September 15, in a second floor room of the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center overlooking the Chicago River, the Graham School’s Liberal Arts Program hosted an open house as an occasion to discuss the upcoming year’s offerings while taking a moment to consider the legacy of liberal education more generally at the Graham School.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
At the Knapp Center for Biomedical Research, Cheng-Kai Kao, MD, Medical Director of Informatics and International Patient Services at the University of Chicago, delivered an hour-long presentation to a diverse audience of students, doctors, and entrepreneurs on several new challenges facing the United States healthcare system and various approaches to overcome them.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Know Your Chicago (KYC) commenced its 68th season with a symposium highlighting five diverse fall tours spanning the city, covering topics ranging from the partnership between the Chicago Public Library and its foundation to the challenges facing the city’s police force. Read more about the Symposium and tours.