Researchers in David Awschalom’s group at the University of Chicago have demonstrated that macroscopic entanglement can be generated at room temperature and in a small magnetic field.
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An accomplished software architect, Adam Gerber focuses primarily on software engineering for enterprise Java and Android development. Recently, he co-authored a programming how-to book, Learn Android Studio: Build Android Apps Quickly and...
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New Women’s Leadership Education Program at Harris School Welcomes White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett
CHICAGO – Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, will visit the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy’s Women in Public Leadership (WIPL) program, Rebecca...
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Children from religious families were less likely to share with others than were children from non-religious families. A religious upbringing also was associated with more punitive tendencies in response to anti-social behavior.
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The University of Chicago's newly launched Graduate Global Impact internship program offers short-term internship and externship opportunities to graduate students and postdocs.
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Theoretical physicist Leo Kadanoff, who transformed theory and practice across scientific disciplines, died of respiratory failure on Oct. 26 in Chicago. He was 78.
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An inexpensive method for generating clean fuel is the modern-day equivalent of the philosopher’s stone. One compelling but challenging idea is to use solar energy to split water into its constituent hydrogen and oxygen and then harvest the...
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Iconic French filmmaker Agnes Varda reflected on her career during a week in residence at UChicago, where she delivered lectures and participated in public conversations about her films.
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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
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,...
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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...
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