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Rethinking the narratives of mass incarceration

As an eighth-grader in Marysville, Ohio, she attended class in the shadow of mass incarceration. Down the street from her middle school...

‘Unconventional minds are built for uncertain times’

As people across the globe tuned in Saturday to watch the University of Chicago’s first virtual Convocation, President Robert J. Zimmer reminded...

Class of 2020 reflects on first days, last four years at UChicago

In 2016, the University of Chicago interviewed a group of incoming undergraduates during Orientation Week about their expectations for the next four years. Though...

Virtual Convocation to honor Class of 2020 this weekend

The University of Chicago community and its graduating students will gather this weekend for its first virtual Convocation.

University announces 2020 winners of Quantrell and Graduate Teaching Awards

The transformative education that students experience at the University of Chicago begins with the teachers who inspire them.

UChicago partners on effort to pair public with researchers in fight against COVID-19

Nine top universities and hospitals launch tool to find volunteers for clinical trials  The University of Chicago has joined...

From concerts to museums, UChicago artists find new inspiration under quarantine

The COVID-19 crisis has forced the widespread closures of theaters, concert halls and other cultural institutions, across the United States and beyond. Even the...

UChicago scholar’s COVID-19 task force creates innovative solutions in India

Prof. Anup Malani awoke to 350 messages. It was March, and India had just instituted a nationwide lockdown.

How to balance privacy while using contact tracing for COVID-19

Scientific experts agree that widespread testing, contract tracing and isolation of infected individuals will be critical for reopening society until a vaccine...

UChicago initiative to distribute food to South Side surpasses 150,000-meal mark

Food insecurity has long been a problem in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, but Father Matthew O’Donnell, who oversees St. Columbanus’ food...

What does effective government look like during a pandemic?

For University of Chicago political scientist William Howell, confronting a pandemic requires the ability to adapt, learn and coordinate. The problem is,...

How researchers are returning sensation to breast cancer survivors

About half of Prof. Stacy Lindau’s patients over the last decade have had breast cancer and express new difficulties with sexual function...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...