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How behavioral scientists transformed their lab for remote research

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted one of the University of Chicago’s primary missions: the advancement of scientific knowledge.

A simple tweak to increase vaccine protection

Adjuvants are a key ingredient of many modern vaccines, working to unleash an immune response that helps protect the body from disease....

Why a 19th-century bank failure still matters

In 1865, Congress set up a bank for newly emancipated Black Americans to help accelerate their economic empowerment. The Freedman’s Savings and...

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...

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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...