The University of Chicago and the Harris Theater Present Anna Deavere Smith and Cellist Joshua Roman’s Work-in-Progress Play "On Grace"
Playwright/actress Anna Deavere Smith and cellist Joshua Roman will spend three weeks in residency at UChicago and present a public work-in-progress performance of "On Grace" at the Harris Theater Jan. 21.
12/4/2013 10:00 AM EST
A Chicago-based consortium led by Northwestern University has been awarded $25 million over five years from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, to establish a new center of...
12/3/2013 3:50 PM EST
Michael Greenstone, an international leader in energy and environmental economics, has been appointed Professor of Economics and Director of the interdisciplinary Energy Policy Institute at Chicago.
At EPIC, a joint project of the Booth School of...
12/2/2013 4:30 PM EST
The University is making a major investment in supporting graduate students, fellows and the faculty in their work as teachers, with a new director for the expanded Center for Teaching Excellence.
11/21/2013 1:00 PM EST
The University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering is adding four prominent senior faculty members who develop advanced technologies that address some of society’s most challenging questions, including cancer bioengineering, water...
11/20/2013 1:00 PM EST
Cornelia Grumman, a national leader in education policy advocacy and communication, has been named Director of Policy and Strategic Communications at the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute (UEI).
11/11/2013 2:00 PM EST
When New York City moved in 2006 to make it easier for transgender people to revise the gender on their birth certificates, the proposal was widely expected to pass. But the anti-discrimination measure failed. An analysis of mainstream news coverage...
11/4/2013 5:30 PM EST
From Nov. 7 to 9, distinguished scholars and novelists A.S. Byatt and Tom McCarthy will come together at the University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts to examine four of the most enduring novels in the English language: Jane...
11/1/2013 10:05 AM 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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Media Contacts: Steve Koppes
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...
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