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Police oversight enters ‘watershed era’ of change amid cries for accountability

Amid growing public outcry over police use of force, new systems for police accountability and public oversight have taken root in cities...

New quantum loop provides testbed for quantum communication technology

Scientists from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago launched a new testbed for quantum communication experiments from Argonne last week....

Does capitalism need protection from big business? A UChicago economist says yes

“One of the busiest corners of the globe at the opening of the year 1872 was a strip of Northwestern Pennsylvania, not...

UChicago, Field Museum scientists discover oldest material on Earth: 7-billion-year-old stardust

Scientists with the University of Chicago and Field Museum have discovered stardust that formed 5 to 7 billion years ago—the oldest solid...

Between classes, student talks sports and draws big names to podcast in his dorm

Jon Zaghloul admits that his life as a University of Chicago student and aspiring sports broadcaster is “just a bit hectic.”  

UChicago is home to one of world’s largest carillons—and it takes requests

Rockefeller Chapel bells play songs ranging from Chopin to Harry Potter If you’ve ever visited the University of Chicago...

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....

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Explore rich holiday traditions from around the globe while creating your own traditions with loved ones in Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light.

[Champaign] THE 20TH ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS WILL BE A VIRTUAL

CHAMPAIGN - There’s no place like home for the holidays - a classic holiday tune that will ring true this holiday season....

[Urbana] Halloween masquerade car parade

Wednesday, October 28Rain Date: Thursday, October 29Decorate: 5-7pm ~ Parade Start: 7:30pmMarket Place Mall Parking LotAll AgesFree! We're...

[Illinois] Verizon 5G Innovation Hub Opens at Research Park

CHAMPAIGN — Verizon Business continues to accelerate the development of real-world 5G use cases with the rollout of its latest 5G Innovation Hub at...