Contact Us

  • Jeremy Manier

    Executive Director of News and Public Affairs
    University Communications
    (773) 702-8187

  • Steve Koppes

    Associate Director, News
    News Office, University Communications
    (773) 702-8366

    Physical Sciences, Molecular Engineering, Social Sciences, and the School of School of Social Service Administration
  • Laurie Davis

    Associate Director, Content
    News Office, University Communications
    (773) 702-8353

  • Susie Allen

    News Officer for Arts and Humanities
    News Office, University Communications
    (773) 702-4009

    Arts and Humanities

    Covers the Division of the Humanities, UChicago Arts, the Divinity School, the Library, and the Oriental Institute.

  • Mary Abowd

    News Officer for Campus and Student Life
    News Office, University Communications
    (773) 702-8383

    Campus and Student Life

    Covers undergraduate and graduate student and faculty affairs.

  • Wen Huang

    News Officer for Law, Policy, and Economics
    News Office, University Communications
    (773) 702-8356

    Law, Policy and Economics
  • Michi Gupta

    Digital Engagement Strategist
    News Office, University Communications
    (773) 702-5071

  • Mike Drapa

    Web Editor
    News Office, University Communications
    (773) 702-8315

  • Ryan Goodwin

    Editorial Assistant
    News Office, University Communications
    (773) 834-5425

  • Calmetta Coleman

    Director of Communications for Civic Engagement
    University Communications
    (773) 702-4254

  • Sarah Nolan

    Director of International Communications
    University Communications
    (773) 702-8378

  • Nora Semel

    Director of Communications for the Visitor Experience and the Arts
    University Communications
    (773) 702-7835

  • Lorna W.S. (Lim) Wong

    Director of Media Relations
    The University of Chicago Medicine
    (773) 702-0025

    Covers the University of Chicago Medical Center.

  • Susan Guibert

    Executive Director of Media Relations and Communications
    The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
    (773) 702-9232

    Covers the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

  • Scott Budeselich

    Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Information and Promotion
    Physical Education and Athletics, Campus & Student Life
    (773) 834-0082

    Covers physical education and athletics.


The University of Chicago News Office
Edward H. Levi Hall
5801 South Ellis Avenue, Suite 120
Chicago, Illinois 60637

General Inquiries

773.702.8360  phone
773.702.5687  fax

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About the News Office

The News Office provides these services for University faculty and administrators:

  • Communications planning for announcements such as academic and building projects.
  • Strategic planning to reach media in order to call attention to important scholarly work: Suggesting approaches to work with media, preparing media advisories, writing news releases, and contacting targeted media outlets.
  • Assistance in editing and pitching op-ed pieces to major newspapers.
  • Counsel on planning media coverage for events.
  • Media training to help faculty and administrators deal effectively with interviews.
  • Assistance with radio interviews, including high quality broadcast interviews done via an ISDN line.