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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

UChicago Cosmologist to Deliver May 5 Kavli Fulldome Lecture at Adler Planetarium


The University of Chicago’s Michael Turner will explore some of the biggest mysteries of modern cosmology in a Kavli Fulldome Lecture that will begin at 7:30 p.m. CST Thursday, May 5, at the Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago....
28-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$20.5 Million in Gifts Support Expansion of Initiatives in Computer Science


Two gifts totaling $20.5 million will help initiate an ambitious effort to expand research and education in the University of Chicago’s Department of Computer Science and its connections to other areas of the University’s work, with support for...
28-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Five UChicago Faculty Members Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Five members of the University of Chicago faculty are among the 213 national and international scholars, artists, philanthropists, and business leaders newly elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The new UChicago members of the...
22-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago, Evelo Biosciences Sign Licensing Deal for Microbiome-Based Cancer Immunotherapy


Evelo Biosciences and the University of Chicago have announced that they have entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement to develop and commercialize a microbiome-based cancer immunotherapy.
21-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Four Faculty Members Earn Guggenheim Fellowships


Four UChicago faculty members have won John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowships: Lauren Berlant, the George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor in English Language and Literature; Anthony Cheung, Assistant Professor in Music and...
13-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Findings Reveal Social Thinking in the Infant Brain

An innovative collaboration between neuroscientists and developmental psychologists that investigated how infants’ brains process other people’s action provides the first evidence that directly links neural responses from the motor system to...
11-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Black, Latino Families Urged to Emphasize College Graduation Rates in Enrollment Decisions

Based on research showing the importance of where students enroll in determining the likelihood that they will graduate, EdTalk Project has developed an up-to-date listing of college graduation rates. More than 1,800 Colleges and Universities are...
31-Mar-2016 11:05 AM 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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