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March 6, 2019
Adam Chilton examines whether the act of constitutionalizing rights actually results in changing government behavior.
February 8, 2019
Prof. Sendhil Mullainathan explains how ‘self-driving mind’ stifles creativity and innovation
January 16, 2019
Faculty Spotlight: Allyson Nadia Field discusses a landmark film discovery and shares details of upcoming projects
January 14, 2019
Heng-Chi Lee, assistant professor of molecular genetics and cell biology at the University of Chicago, leads a research team studying RNA molecules.
January 11, 2019
Philosopher Agnes Callard, BA'97, explores the value acquisition process in Aspiration: The Agency of Becoming
January 8, 2019
Assistant professor Xiaoyang Wu is part of a research team taking stem cell research in a new direction.
December 27, 2018
Fifteen faculty members received named professorships or were appointed distinguished service professors.
December 19, 2018
The computer science faculty member discusses recent breaches and explains how companies and individuals can better protect themselves.
December 14, 2018
Allyson Nadia Field, an expert on African-American cinema, helped identify the film and its historical significance.
November 28, 2018
Faculty were honored for their ‘distinguished contributions’ to neuroscience and understanding of the solar system.
November 28, 2018
The new series tells the story of a South Side teen genius turned superhero.
September 17, 2018
Legal scholar Claudia Flores discusses her report on the abuse of migrant children, the history and future of immigration policy, and her career as a human rights advocate.
September 5, 2018
First Amendment scholar Geoffrey Stone discusses the Kavanaugh nomination, Roe v. Wade, and free expression at colleges.
August 10, 2018
Physicist Dam Thanh Son is recognized for his contributions to revolutionizing human understanding of how quantum mechanics affects large groups of particles.
August 2, 2018
De Pablo will provide leadership for the University’s stewardship of two U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories—Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab—as institutions to advance science and technology in support of the nation’s interest.
May 21, 2018
Influential economics scholar Sendhil Mullainathan will join the University of Chicago Booth School of Business faculty on July 1, 2018, where he has been appointed University Professor.
May 19, 2018
The Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Awards, believed to be the nation’s oldest prize for undergraduate teaching, reflect the College’s commitment to honor inspiring teachers.
May 2, 2018
Three University of Chicago faculty members are among the 2018 inductees of the National Academy of Sciences, announced May 1: Profs. Joy Bergelson, Olaf Schneewind, and Richard Thaler.
April 16, 2018
On the debut episode of Big Brains, University of Chicago evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin sat down to discuss his discovery of Tiktaalik, what it meant for the understanding of human evolution, and how it has impacted the future of genetic research.
April 4, 2018
Woodward, the William S. Gray Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology, has been appointed dean of the Division of the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago.