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Rosanna Warren on why poetry matters: ‘If it discovers nothing, it’s worthless.’

UChicago scholar reckons with a fractured world in her odes to woundedness

Genetic variation could help some species adapt to climate change

As climate change accelerates, the oceans are rapidly acidifying. An innovative new study by University of Chicago biologists shows that mussels raised in an...

A deaf child gained hearing—then lost it. Was there a better way to help?

For families with deaf children, a cochlear implant can feel like a miracle: An electronic device weighing less than an ounce, seemingly...

Physicist taps quantum mechanics to crack molecular secrets

There are few scientists who would describe condensed matter physics—a branch that studies the behavior of solid matter—as “simple.”

Polsky Center expanding undergrad track of New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago is expanding the undergraduate track of the nationally ranked Edward L. Kaplan, ’71,...

In surprise breakthrough, scientists create quantum states in everyday electronics

After decades of miniaturization, the electronic components we’ve relied on for computers and modern technologies are now starting to reach fundamental limits....

From UChicago to Nobel: How John Goodenough sparked the wireless revolution

John B. Goodenough can still remember, word for word, what a University of Chicago professor told him when he arrived on campus...

Parker Solar Probe’s first discoveries: Odd phenomena in space weather, solar wind

Last summer, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe split the predawn skies in a blaze of light as it headed closer to the sun...

Young Adult novelist and alum writes stories of ‘revolutionary girls’

Though Samira Ahmed may be long graduated from the University of Chicago, she’s still at home in the intellectual community of Hyde...

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[Champaign] Two Dog Parks = Two Fobs

There are two dog park in the CU area.  The Urbana Park District's dog park is located on Perkins Road in northeast...

Chicago Auto Show

About the Show Dates & Times February 8-17, 202010 a.m. - 10 p.m (8...

CHINESE NEW YEAR IN CHICAGO

Year of the Rat, Jan. 24 – Feb. 9 Ring in the Chinese New Year in Chicago! The city...

Champaign County Area Restaurant Week 2020

Jan 24, 2020 (12:00 AM) - Feb 01, 2020 (11:59 PM) Join us for this nine-day celebration of local food and drink! Participating restaurants will...