DePaul University has begun classes, but the campus is as empty as ever with classes being taught remotely and strict COVID-19 restrictions being put in place.
The University of Illinois Chicago has set the record for its largest enrollment once again, with over 33,518 students enrolling this fall.
An 11-year-old boy, Noah Polansky, raised and donated $250 to the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering for COVID-19 Research, Noah raised the money by baking cookies and selling them around his neighborhood.
Students at DePaul University were given the opportunity to meet with industry experts in festival planning as a part of a summer Lollapalooza course.
Researchers at Illinois Tech have received a $2.5M grant from the National Institutes of Health for the continued research and development of a brain implant that could help people experiencing blindness see.
Incoming freshmen speak on what they're nervous about when it comes to starting college during a pandemic, such as returning for in-person lectures, adjusting to online learning, or being able to make friends remotely.
The University of Chicago has launched a new online database that will collect CT scans and X-rays of COVID-19 patients. These images will be freely available for researchers all around the world to use to better understand the disease.
A look into how each Chicago college and university is preparing for the upcoming Fall 2020 academic term.
Northwestern University has pledged to donate $1 million to the city of Evanston for the advancement of racial equality and social justice, as well as another $500,000 in grants to Evanston and Chicago for the promotion of partnerships between community groups and the university students, faculty, and staff.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has teamed up with Chicago's City Colleges for a program that will allow any students from the past decade to return and complete their degrees and certifications while also wiping out their debt.