The University of Chicago is announcing the creation of a bachelor-of-science degree in molecular engineering, the first undergraduate degree program in engineering that the University has offered in its 125-year history.
1-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT
University of Chicago undergraduates visit Bronzeville, the South Side neighborhood historically known as a rich site for African American arts, culture and politics and the setting of Wright's novel Native Son.
30-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Dean of the College John W. Boyer has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Vienna in recognition of his more than three decades of scholarship on the history of the Habsburg Empire.
30-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Astronaut Hall-of-Famer John Grunsfeld recalls how UChicago trained him for NASA.
29-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT
the University of Chicago will launch a free online course this summer for its alumni and the public. Randal C. Picker, AB’80, AM’82, JD’85, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law and senior fellow at the Computation...
29-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT
With headlines across the country calling attention to a growing population of homeless youth, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago is launching Voices of Youth Count, a multi-year original research and policy effort designed to understand how...
25-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT
University of Chicago researchers have made a crucial step toward nuclear spintronic technologies. They have gotten nuclear spins to line themselves up in a consistent, controllable way, and they have done it using a high-performance material that...
24-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, has been awarded the 2015 Inamori Ethics Prize by the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University.
23-Jun-2015 6:05 PM EDT
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
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.
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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
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3-Dec-2010 9:00 AM EST
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
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