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Paul Sally Honored for Impact on Mathematics Education


Paul J. Sally, Jr., of the University of Chicago has been awarded the first American Mathematical Society Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics, the society announced today.
4/10/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Researchers Bolster Development of Programmable Quantum Computers


University of Chicago researchers and their colleagues at University College London have performed a proof-of-concept experiment that will aid the future development of programmable quantum computers.
4/10/2014 11:00 AM EDT

UChicago Law Students Study Human Rights Advocacy in the Field

The University of Chicago's International Human Rights Clinic has given students the opportunity to work on both local and international projects and cases, which represent some of today’s most pressing human rights concerns.
4/10/2014 9:00 AM EDT

UChicago to Host Rare U.S. Performance of Famed Chinese Opera Company


The famed Tianjin Peking Opera Company will perform April 12 at the University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.
4/9/2014 4:25 PM EDT

World’s Oldest Weather Report Could Revise Bronze Age Chronology

An inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt may be one of the world’s oldest weather reports—and could provide new evidence about the chronology of events in the ancient Middle East.
4/1/2014 5:05 PM EDT

Night Owls, Unlike Early Birds, Tend to Be Unmarried Risk-Takers

Women who are night owls share the same high propensity for risk-taking as men, according to a recent study by a University of Chicago professor.
4/1/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Quality Early Childhood Programs Help Prevent Adult Chronic Disease, Research Shows

High-quality early childhood development programs with health care and nutritional components can help prevent or delay the onset of adult chronic disease,
3/28/2014 9:00 AM EDT

Brain Scans Link Concern for Justice with Reason, Not Emotion


People who care about justice are swayed more by reason than emotion, according to new brain scan research from the University of Chicago Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience.
3/28/2014 8:40 AM EDT

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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.
7/31/2013 5:35 PM EDT

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

6/26/2013 10:30 AM EDT

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


7/3/2012 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,...
3/18/2011 5:00 PM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on Mono Lake Microbe

Media Contacts: Steve Koppes 773-702-8366 Stephen McGregor 630-252-5580
12/3/2010 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...
6/15/2010 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...
7/10/2009 1:00 PM EDT

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