In light of China’s pressing environmental challenges, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago and the Paulson Institute will host a May 19 conference on climate change that will feature current and former senior government...
18-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Study shows boost to positive outcomes for young adults aging out of foster care and the juvenile justice system. A large, rigorous study shows Youth Villages Program increases economic well-being and reduces homelessness for young adults.
11-May-2015 6:05 PM EDT
Young children who hear more than one language spoken at home become better communicators, a new study from University of Chicago psychologists finds.
11-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT
Scientists at the University of Chicago, Harvard, and China have described the surprising discovery and function of a new DNA modification in insects, worms, and algae.
5-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT
Nationwide implementation of the American College of Cardiology's appropriate use criteria could result in a cost savings of more than $2.3 billion, based on a two-year study of a community hospital in Illinois.
1-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT
The University of Chicago Library has acquired the papers of cartoonist Daniel Clowes, Lab’79, giving researchers access to never-before-seen notes and sketches from the acclaimed comic book author.
30-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT
On Friday, May 1st, the University of Chicago will host the Latin American Policy Forum 2015, a day-long event in which prestigious and high-ranking practitioners and policy players from Latin America are invited to the University to discuss...
29-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT
A new report on global trends in suicide terrorism shows that during 2014 more than 4,300 people in more than 15 countries were killed in suicide bombings. Out of the 15 countries, Afghanistan and Iraq led the world last year in suicide attacks with...
28-Apr-2015 12:05 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.
31-Jul-2013 5:35 PM EDT
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3-Jul-2012 8:00 AM EDT
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