Thirteen teams participated in the first University of Chicago Data Visualization Challenge, a competition to create insightful, novel and well-designed visual representations of raw social science data.
29-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has released the results of a major survey examining the public’s opinions about what it means to be a quality health care provider in the United States. The survey, funded by the Robert...
22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
A new study by University of Chicago researchers suggests the difference between love and lust might be in the eyes.
Specifically, where your date looks at you could indicate whether love or lust is in the cards. The new study found that eye...
17-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
A Q and A with a University of Chicago Law School expert on the current child immigration crisis along the US-Mexico border
15-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT
New Professorship in Tissue Engineering Links Institute for Molecular Engineering, Marine Biological Laboratory
The University of Chicago is creating a new professorship in tissue engineering to promote innovative work at the University’s Institute for Molecular Engineering and the Marine Biological Laboratory, supported by a $3.5 million donation from the...
11-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
A new study shows that some shark species may be able to cope with the rising salinity of Arctic waters that may come with rising temperatures.
9-Jul-2014 10:45 AM EDT
The politically expedient way to mitigate climate change is essentially no way at all, according to a comprehensive new study by University of Chicago climatologist Raymond Pierrehumbert.
27-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Paulina Rincon-Delgadillo graduated June 14 with the first doctoral degree in molecular engineering from the University of Chicago. A dual-degree student, Rincon-Delgadillo is receiving a second doctorate, in electrical engineering, from Belgium’s...
17-Jun-2014 11:45 AM 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
Media Contacts: Steve Koppes
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