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During coronavirus, plunging power demand could signal economic woes

With Americans largely self-isolating amid concerns about COVID-19, some of the hardest hit areas are already seeing electricity demand begin to weaken....

University of Chicago transitioning to remote learning for Spring Quarter

The following message was sent March 12 to members of the UChicago community:

UChicago scientists push the boundaries between materials and machines

A group of University of Chicago scientists are testing the boundaries between machines and materials. Blurring these lines, they claim, could enable...

Struggling to fill out your ballot? How one startup is trying to help

When Aviva Rosman decided to run for local office in 2014, she got in touch with a friend from the University of...

Paul Krugman warns: We’re in a worse position than before the financial crisis

In his columns for The New York Times, Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman doesn’t pull any punches. He has called his intellectual opponents hypocrites, cynics and liars—and...

Feeding 10 billion people on Earth is possible—and sustainable, scientists say

People have worried about overpopulation on Earth for centuries, and climate change has only recently accelerated that fear. But a new study found that feeding...

Otis W. Brawley, SB’81, MD’85, to deliver Class Day address during Convocation

Distinguished cancer researcher Otis W. Brawley, SB’81, MD’85, has been named the invited speaker for the University of Chicago’s June 12 Class...

Exhibition upends traditional representations of Native American cultures

Apsáalooke warriors began their training as children. To prepare for battle, the boys of the tribe practiced what they called “counting coup”...

A 3D-printed pot that talks? How an artist injects life into archaeology

Afiberglass grid scattered with flower petals. A galvanized steel rod, partially taken over by a tree. A playfully ornate pot that seems...

Examining the coronavirus’ economic costs

In recent weeks, the outbreak of the coronavirus has commanded the world’s attention, presenting a new and pressing threat to global public...

UChicago scientists predict new state of matter

Three scientists from the University of Chicago have run the numbers, and they believe there may be a way to make a...

New Keller Center reflects Harris Public Policy’s growing ambitions

The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy has a new home to match its growing ambitions.

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...