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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] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...