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Chicago Expands and Activates Quantum Network, Taking Steps Toward a Secure Quantum Internet

Scientists with the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE) at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering announced today that for the first time they’ve connected the city of Chicago and suburban labs with a quantum...
16-Jun-2022 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Digital Divide: Data Highlights Internet Inequities in Chicago

An analysis and neighborhood ranking released today by the University of Chicago Data Science Institute (DSI) has revealed rich, new detail about the deep disparities in connectivity to high-speed Internet in Chicago. This finding is part of a...
9-May-2022 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Seven UChicago scholars elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2022

Seven members of the University of Chicago faculty have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies. They include Profs. Christopher R. Berry, Raphael C. Lee, Peter...
2-May-2022 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lia Merminga Appointed Director of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Lia Merminga, an internationally renowned physicist and scientific leader, has been appointed to lead Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, effective April 18.
5-Apr-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UChicago scientists wrestle with the apocalypse in new course

A new UChicago course titled “Are We Doomed?” grapples with topics surrounding the apocalypse
12-May-2021 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Chicago scientists design “Nanotraps” to catch and clear coronavirus from tissue

Researchers at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) at the University of Chicago have designed a completely novel potential treatment for COVID-19: nanoparticles that capture SARS-CoV-2 viruses within the body and then use the body’s...
27-Apr-2021 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Icy clouds could have kept early Mars warm enough for rivers and lakes, study finds

A new study led by University of Chicago planetary scientist Edwin Kite finds Mars could have had a thin layer of icy, high-altitude clouds that caused a greenhouse effect, allowing rivers and lakes to flow.
26-Apr-2021 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nation’s first quantum startup accelerator, Duality, launches at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center and the Chicago Quantum Exchange

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Chicago Quantum Exchange today announced the launch of Duality, the first accelerator program in the nation that is exclusively dedicated to startup companies...
7-Apr-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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UChicago scientists available to discuss groundbreaking Muon g-2 results

15-Apr-2021 1:30 PM EDT

Interception mission to confirm ‘Oumuamua, other interstellar objects, in the works

24-Mar-2021 10:35 AM EDT

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Mars expert available to discuss Perseverance rover landing scheduled for Thursday

16-Feb-2021 3:00 PM EST

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UChicago climate expert available to discuss Biden’s reversal of Keystone XL pipeline

8-Feb-2021 3:45 PM EST

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UChicago experts available on legal, political, and societal ramifications of yesterday’s violence

7-Jan-2021 10:30 AM EST

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UChicago experts available to discuss physical and behavioral effects of ‘Zoom fatigue’

5-Jan-2021 4:35 PM EST

Experts Available - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada to Speak at University of Chicago

The University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics (IOP) will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an event on Wednesday, February 7 featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, who will discuss the importance of youth engagement in public...
6-Feb-2018 1:45 PM EST

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

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