Michael Drapa

Michael Drapa

Deputy Director for News and Multimedia News Office

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Mike came to UChicago in 2007 as an assistant editor for the University of Chicago Chronicle. He is now deputy director for news and multimedia, a position in which he shepherds the many print and multimedia materials onto the University’s homepage and news site. A University of Illinois alumnus and longtime sports journalist, Mike laments President Hutchins’s decision to suspend Maroons football—and with it the excitement of Big Ten college football weekends—but appreciates that the University is only a few stops away from Sox Park on the Red Line.

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