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UChicago’s Jared Lewis Receives 2016 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award


Jared Lewis has been selected for a 2016 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. Lewis, an assistant professor in chemistry at the University of Chicago, is one of 13 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award...
27-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Juan De Pablo to Receive 2016 DuPont Medal for Excellence in Nutrition and Health Science


The Danisco Foundation (Daniscos Fond) has selected the University of Chicago’s Juan de Pablo as the recipient of the DuPont Nutrition and Health Science and Excellence Medal 2016.
25-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Redefining Health and Well-Being in America’s Aging Population


Chronological age itself plays almost no role in accounting for differences in older people’s health and well-being, according to a new, large-scale study by a multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Chicago.
11-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Microbiome Center to Combine UChicago, Marine Biological Laboratory and Argonne Expertise


The University of Chicago, the Marine Biological Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory announced today a new partnership called The Microbiome Center that will seek to understand the identity and function of...
13-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Exoplanets’ Complex Orbital Structure Points to Planetary Migration in Solar Systems

A new study shows that the Kepler-223 star system is trapped in an orbital configuration that Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune may have broken from in the early history of the solar system.
9-May-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

National Academy of Sciences Elects Two Members From UChicago


Two University of Chicago faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. The new academy members are mathematician Vladimir Drinfeld and physicist Wayne Hu.
10-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Device Steps Toward Isolating Single Electrons for Quantum Computing


Researchers at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory have integrated trapped electrons with superconducting quantum circuits.
10-May-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Press Registration Now Open for ICHEP 2016, in Chicago

Registration for the 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics, which will take place Aug. 3-10, is now open. Members of the media can attend free, and gain free access to all press conferences and events. 
29-Apr-2016 12:05 PM 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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