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UChicago joins new academic/industry consortium to accelerate AI innovation

A new research consortium of universities and technology companies will accelerate artificial intelligence innovation and advance its benefits for business, government and society,...

State-level data misses growing coronavirus hot spots in U.S., including in the South

Though urban areas like New York City are getting the lion’s share of media attention for their coronavirus outbreaks, there are rapidly...

UChicago doctor on COVID-19 warns: ‘This virus is unforgiving’

Emily Landon explains why staying at home is crucial to protecting everyone An infectious diseases expert at University of Chicago...

How coronavirus could impact futures of students entering high school, college

School closures prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have sent families scrambling for solutions—balancing their work schedules with childcare and their children’s needs...

Number of Americans concerned about coronavirus spikes, AP-NORC poll finds

As the scope of the global outbreak of COVID-19 continues to grow, Americans are increasingly worried about a possible infection from the...

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...

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[Illinois] Faculty members, staff, teaching assistants honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Faculty and staff members and graduate teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this spring were honored...

Extending cancellation of summer events through July 5

Please see the message below regarding the extension of the cancellation of on-campus summer events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...

Keeping Illinois connected remotely

Since universities sent students and employees home in mid-March as part of the greater societal effort to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, online...

[Illinois] University initiates fundraising program for student relief

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is introducing a supplemental relief fund to support university students dealing with financial...