The University of Chicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass. have agreed to form an affiliation that will strengthen both institutions’ missions of leadership and innovation in scientific research and education.
6/12/2013 10:00 AM EDT
The University of Chicago has received a $3.5 million gift from anonymous donors to support a new intellectual enterprise that will be named the Leo Kadanoff Center for Theoretical Physics.
6/11/2013 5:00 PM EDT
People who think they have perfect pitch may not be as in tune as they think, according to a new study in which people failed to notice a gradual change in pitch while listening to music. When tested afterward, people said notes that were in tune...
6/11/2013 11:00 AM EDT
New research sheds light on how the tropics came to be teeming with species while the poles harbor relatively few. Furthermore, it confirms that the tropics have been and continue to be the Earth’s engine of biodiversity.
6/10/2013 3:40 PM EDT
A team of researchers including members of the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering highlight the power of emerging quantum technologies in two recent papers published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...
6/4/2013 2:45 PM EDT
Given the chance, women are more likely than men to dodge an opportunity to donate to charity, a group of economists have found.
5/28/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Chelsea Leu, a third-year in geophysical sciences, spent spring break learning scientific field methods at San Salvador in the Bahamas with a group of other University of Chicago students and faculty members. The trip followed weekly seminars that...
5/23/2013 1:00 PM EDT
The University of Chicago will offer an engineering PhD for the first time, emphasizing the development of solutions to technological problems of society based on molecular-level science.
5/15/2013 11:00 AM EDT
7/3/2012 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,...
3/18/2011 5:00 PM EDT
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12/3/2010 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...
6/15/2010 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...
7/10/2009 1:00 PM EDT