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United States-China Forum on May 19 to Examine Climate Change

In light of China’s pressing environmental challenges, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago and the Paulson Institute will host a May 19 conference on climate change that will feature current and former senior government...
18-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Study of Young Adults Aging Out of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Custody

Study shows boost to positive outcomes for young adults aging out of foster care and the juvenile justice system. A large, rigorous study shows Youth Villages Program increases economic well-being and reduces homelessness for young adults.
11-May-2015 6:05 PM EDT

Children Exposed to Multiple Languages May Be Better Natural Communicators

Young children who hear more than one language spoken at home become better communicators, a new study from University of Chicago psychologists finds.
11-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT

New Form of DNA Modification May Carry Inheritable Information


Scientists at the University of Chicago, Harvard, and China have described the surprising discovery and function of a new DNA modification in insects, worms, and algae.
5-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT

First-Year Undergrad Identifies Method to Potentially Save Money in Health Care


Nationwide implementation of the American College of Cardiology's appropriate use criteria could result in a cost savings of more than $2.3 billion, based on a two-year study of a community hospital in Illinois.
1-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

UChicago Acquires Papers of Cartoonist Daniel Clowes


The University of Chicago Library has acquired the papers of cartoonist Daniel Clowes, Lab’79, giving researchers access to never-before-seen notes and sketches from the acclaimed comic book author.
30-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Latin American Policy Forum 2015 at the University of Chicago

On Friday, May 1st, the University of Chicago will host the Latin American Policy Forum 2015, a day-long event in which prestigious and high-ranking practitioners and policy players from Latin America are invited to the University to discuss...
29-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Chicago Project on Security & Terrorism Creates First Annual Report on Suicide Terrorism


A new report on global trends in suicide terrorism shows that during 2014 more than 4,300 people in more than 15 countries were killed in suicide bombings. Out of the 15 countries, Afghanistan and Iraq led the world last year in suicide attacks with...
28-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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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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