Archival Press Coverage of The Comer Foundation and Comer Science & Education Foundation Initiatives


2012

MICHELLE OBAMA HOSTS NATO SPOUSES AT GARY COMER YOUTH CENTER; MEDICAL HOME NETWORK ADVANCES MISSION

Michelle Obama hosts a luncheon and tour for the partners of the NATO leaders at Gary Comer Youth Center.

Michelle Obama hosts a luncheon and tour for the partners of the NATO leaders at Gary Comer Youth Center.

Including Safety-Net Providers in Integrated Delivery Systems by Katharine Witgert, M.P.H., and Catherine Hess, M.S.W, National Academy for State Health Policy, Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief, August 2012

Integrating Community Health Centers Into Organized Delivery Systems Can Improve Access to Subspecialty Care by Katherine Neuhausen, Kevin Grumbach, Andrew Bazemore and Robert L. Phillips, Health Affairs, August 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama Visits the Youth Center During NATO Summit by Leah Hope, ABC 7 Chicago, March 2012. See More.

Combating Climate Change Economist, March, 2012


2011

THE FATE OF GREENLAND IS PUBLISHED; MEDICAL HOME NETWORK RECOGNIZED FOR CARE COORDINATION EFFORTS

Esperanza Health Centers, Chicago

Esperanza Health Centers, Chicago.

2011 Annual Design Review: Gary Comer College Prep
by Lindsey Roberts, Architect magazine, December, 2011

The Fate of Greenland: Exceptional Storytelling, Extraordinary Photography
by Bud Ward, the YALE Forum on Climate Change and the Media, August 2011

Coordinating care Medical Home Network will link hospitals, clinics and doctors serving Medicaid patients
by Judith Graham, Chicago Tribune, June 2011

Book Recommendation: The Fate of Greenland
by Kate Wong, Scientific American, April 2011

Expeditions Recalled The Fate of Greenland
by Justin Gillis, The New York Times, April 2011

Grand Vision A Comprehensive Commitment to Children in One Chicago Neighborhood,
by Charles Whitaker The University of Chicago School of Social Services Administration Magazine, Spring 2011


2010

COMER FAMILY RECEIVES GAME CHANGER AWARD; GARY COMER COLLEGE PREP RIBBON CUTTING

Rush Neurobehavioral Center recognized the Comer Family with the 2010 Game Changer Award. The Comer’s commitment to Chicago’s children is the focus of a video produced for the event by the Medill School of Journalism.

ComerVideo 10.28.10 from Comer Family Foundation on Vimeo.

Education Nation: Teen Violence Survey
by Rob Elgas and Zoraida Sambolin, NBC 5 Chicago, October 2010

Gary Comer College Prep Ribbon Cutting, 2010.

Gary Comer College Prep Ribbon Cutting, 2010.

Gary Comer College Prep Shines as a Beacon of Optimism
by Blair Kamin, Chicago Tribune, September 2010

New school helps create an electric avenue on South Side
by Lee Bey, Chicago Public Radio, September 2010

Spotlight on Chicago’s Rooftop Gardens: GCYC Chicago Tonight August 2010

Comer Youth Center project is a garden in the desert
by Pete Reinwald, Chicago Tribune, August 2010

Watering the Food Desert Ebony Magazine
by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs, Ebony, June 2010

Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago named among ‘America’s Best’ by U.S.News & World Report
University of Chicago Medicine, June 2010

Chicago Family Health Center honored Stephanie Comer as the distinguished 2010 Healing Hands Recipient.

Drill Team Helps Provide Structure and a Refuge
by Don Terry, The New York Times, April 2010


2009

COMER FELLOW RECEIVES MACARTHUR FELLOWSHIP

GCYC Youth Education Garden

The GCYC Youth Education Garden.

The Comer Science and Education Foundation congratulates Peter Huybers, Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University and Comer Fellow. Dr. Huybers was awarded a 2009 MacArthur Fellowship.

A South Side Oasis: Gary Comer Youth Center Garden
by Hunter Sheffield, Edible Chicago, Summer 2009

Grand Crossing at a Crossroads
by Mary Owen, Chicago Tribune, July 3, 2009


2008

CSEF & CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH

CO2 Air-Capture Leader GRT Announces Support of the Comer Science and Education Foundation
Reuters, May, 2008

CSEF Funding Supports Critical Climate Change Research
by Erica Peterson, Medill at Northwestern University, December 2008


2007

GARY C. COMER GEOCHEMISTRY BUILDING OPENS AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’S LAMONT DOHERTY EARTH OBSERVATORY

Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Columbia University  © Warren Jagger 2008

Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Columbia University © Warren Jagger 2008

Geochemistry Building Will Expand Knowledge of Earth
Earth Institute News, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, December 2007

Ginormous Generosity
by Cheryl Burton, ABC 7 News Chicago, December 2007

Ten Modern Masterpieces
Chicago Magazine, September 2007


2006

GARY COMER YOUTH CENTER RIBBON CUTTING

 Gary Comer Youth Center

Gary Comer Youth Center
© Steve Hall | Hedrich Blessing 2006

Miracle of 72nd Street
by John Hockenberry, Metropolis magazine, December 2006

New Youth Center in Grand Crossing a Beacon of Optimism
by Blair Kamin, Chicago Tribune, June 2006

GCYC Ribbon Cutting by Lynette Kalsnes, WBEZ Chicago, May 2006

Record Gift Will Transform Specialty Care at Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago: $42-million Gift from Lands’ End Founder a Major Step Forward for Children’s Health Care in Chicago University of Chicago News Office, January 2006


2005

COMER CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OPENS

Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago opened in January 2005.

Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago opened in January 2005.

Introducing the New University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital University of Chicago Medicine, January 2005