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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.

Two UChicago authors receive prestigious NEA creative writing fellowships

The National Endowment for the Arts has a track record of identifying talented writers, including those who go on to win the...

Experimental composer channels The Doors during UChicago residency

The piano keys hammer with life, reproducing a decades-old rock concert. No one sits at the controls, but the source is in full view:...

Test scores don’t stack up to GPAs in predicting college success

Students’ high-school grade point averages are five times stronger than their ACT scores at predicting college graduation, according to a new study...

One small grain of moon dust, one giant leap for lunar studies

Back in 1972, NASA sent its last team of astronauts to the Moon on the Apollo 17 mission. Since we haven’t returned...

Leftover Big Bang light helps calculate how massive faraway galaxies are

A team of scientists have demonstrated how to “weigh” galaxy clusters using light from the earliest moments of the universe—a new method...

Even in country’s darkest hours, MLK speakers say its future is in our hands

As the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. spoke at the University of Chicago’s annual commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr., the civil...

Takeout noodles inspire UChicago scientists to invent remarkable synthetic tissue

While eating takeout one day, University of Chicago scientists Bozhi Tian and Yin Fang started thinking about the noodles—specifically, their elasticity. A...

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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...