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Strange Quantum Phenomenon Achieved at Room Temperature in Semiconductor Wafers


Researchers in David Awschalom’s group at the University of Chicago have demonstrated that macroscopic entanglement can be generated at room temperature and in a small magnetic field.
18-Nov-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Software Architect’s Book a Comprehensive Guide to Developing Android Apps


An accomplished software architect, Adam Gerber focuses primarily on software engineering for enterprise Java and Android development. Recently, he co-authored a programming how-to book, Learn Android Studio: Build Android Apps Quickly and...
12-Nov-2015 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Women’s Leadership Education Program at Harris School Welcomes White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett

CHICAGO – Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, will visit the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy’s Women in Public Leadership (WIPL) program, Rebecca...
11-Nov-2015 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Religious Upbringing Associated with Less Altruism, Study Finds

Children from religious families were less likely to share with others than were children from non-religious families. A religious upbringing also was associated with more punitive tendencies in response to anti-social behavior.
5-Nov-2015 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Expanding Opportunities for Graduate Students

The University of Chicago's newly launched Graduate Global Impact internship program offers short-term internship and externship opportunities to graduate students and postdocs.
3-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Leo Kadanoff, Leading Figure in Theoretical Physics, 1937-2015


Theoretical physicist Leo Kadanoff, who transformed theory and practice across scientific disciplines, died of respiratory failure on Oct. 26 in Chicago. He was 78.
30-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Concepts Emerge for Generating Clean, Inexpensive Fuel From Water


An inexpensive method for generating clean fuel is the modern-day equivalent of the philosopher’s stone. One compelling but challenging idea is to use solar energy to split water into its constituent hydrogen and oxygen and then harvest the...
29-Oct-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

At UChicago, Filmmaker Agnes Varda Reflects on an Eclectic Career

Iconic French filmmaker Agnes Varda reflected on her career during a week in residence at UChicago, where she delivered lectures and participated in public conversations about her films.
28-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Chicago Professor Geoffrey Stone to discuss same-sex marriage in Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecture

As the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to deliberate on same-sex marriage later this month, Prof. Geoffrey R. Stone, the 2015 Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecturer, will devote his talk to this contentious social and legal issue that could mark one of...
10-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Book Explores Presidential Preoccupation with Power


Prof. William G. Howell hopes to focus the national conversation about the American presidency in his new book, Thinking about the Presidency: The Primacy of Power.
31-Jul-2013 5:35 PM EDT

Despite Growing Support for Gay Marriage, Americans Divided on Attitudes Towards Homosexuality

26-Jun-2013 10:30 AM EDT

University of Chicago Particle Physicists Available to Comment on Search for Higgs Boson


3-Jul-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Japan Crisis Experts from the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago has numerous experts who can comment on the scientific, social, political and cultural dimensions of the ongoing crisis in Japan. Our news officers can assist reporters looking for help with stories on nuclear science,...
18-Mar-2011 5:00 PM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on Mono Lake Microbe

Media Contacts: Steve Koppes 773-702-8366 Stephen McGregor 630-252-5580
3-Dec-2010 9:00 AM EST

Even If They Are Not Home, Men Can Learn to be Good Fathers

Fathers’ Day is something of an empty holiday in many urban communities where men are often disconnected from family life, but social workers can make a difference against those odds. African-American fathers in particular could benefit from the...
15-Jun-2010 8:00 AM EDT

Health Care Tip Sheet

Experts from the University of Chicago address the following: 1) How do Americans feel about government spending on health? 2) Why is health care spending going up? 3) Looking at Medicare, what have been some of the problems? 4) What about the...
10-Jul-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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