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UChicago receives surprise donation from 11-year-old for COVID-19 research

“Iwas blown away,” said Asst. Prof. Juan Mendoza, recalling when he first heard the news that an 11-year-old boy planned to donate to...

Court Theatre reimagines the stage through online programs during pandemic

For Court Theatre executive director Angel Ysaguirre, the magic of the stage exists in the actors’ ability to connect with the audience—to...

A laser cutter could create new wave of bioelectronics

On a simple coffee table sits an inexpensive commercial laser cutter, usually meant for modifying wood or plastic. However, in the lab...

For UChicago scholars, research and home lives intersect amid pandemic

Research insights that used to arise from chance meetings with colleagues in the hallway now get hashed out over late-night texting sessions....

Department of Energy selects Argonne, Fermilab to lead two multi-million-dollar national quantum research centers

Chicago area’s growing quantum ecosystem to host two of five centers to boost discovery The U.S. Department of Energy...

How a Law School clinic fought for affordable energy amid COVID-19

When the coronavirus pandemic began this past spring, University of Chicago Law School scholars and students had already spent months battling Detroit’s...

Nobel-winning economist Michael Kremer to join UChicago faculty as University Professor

Nobel Prize-winning economist Michael Kremer has been appointed University Professor at the University of Chicago, where he will join the faculty of...

Chicago Booth alum Jason Wright named NFL’s first Black team president

Wright, MBA’13, joins Washington Football Team as league’s youngest team president University of Chicago Booth School of Business alum...

How the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted demand in the gig economy

While the use of ride-hailing transportation services has plummeted since the coronavirus outbreak, many Americans continue to use grocery and restaurant delivery...

‘It was surreal’: Law School students argue before the Seventh Circuit—from home

On June 9, four days before he graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, Addison Bennett put on a suit for...

UChicago launches creative business accelerator program in Washington Park

Washington Park residents and visitors will soon have another reason to stop, shop and participate in the arts and cultural activity produced...

Air pollution reduces global health expectancy by two years, study finds

The COVID-19 pandemic underscores more than any time in recent history how important it is to protect public health. Yet, as countries...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...