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Family background shapes children’s lives despite different social policies in U.S., Denmark

Denmark is noted for its generous welfare state relative to the United States. Yet inequality in outcomes for Danish children based on...

There might be many planets with water-rich atmospheres

An atmosphere is what makes life on Earth’s surface possible, regulating our climate and sheltering us from damaging cosmic rays. But although...

Legal scholars explore COVID-19 pandemic’s impact in virtual symposium

The COVID-19 pandemic has had enormous implications for public health and scientific research, but these disciplines are not the only ones that...

Using powerful lasers, scientists recreate how magnetic fields grow in clusters of galaxies

Out in space, beyond the familiar confines of Earth’s physics, lie extraordinary phenomena: monstrous black holes, vast clouds that hide the birthplaces...

What we’ve learned from a year of COVID-19

One year ago, the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic, calling on countries to “take urgent and aggressive action” to...

Nearly one-fifth of Americans know someone who has died of COVID-19, survey says

A year into the coronavirus pandemic, 19% of all Americans report having a close friend or relative that has died from the...

Long-accepted theory of vertebrate origin upended by lamprey fossils

A new study out of the University of Chicago, the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Albany Museum challenges a long-held hypothesis...

Martha Nussbaum awarded 2021 Holberg Prize

Prof. Martha C. Nussbaum, a philosopher whose prolific and influential contributions have made her one of the world’s leading public intellectuals, has...

Anthony Fauci On What We Need To Get Over COVID-19 (Ep. 64)

Anthony Fauci has spent the past year trying to curb the worst health crisis the world has seen in a century. 

Take a closer look at artist Pope.L’s newest exhibition

After nearly a full year of closure, the University of Chicago’s Neubauer Collegium will reopen its gallery to the public—doing so with...

David Nirenberg appointed dean of the Divinity School

David Nirenberg, who has served as interim dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School since 2018, has been appointed dean, President...

UChicago physicist William Irvine selected for $2 million Brown Investigator Award

The Brown Science Foundation announced March 8 that it has chosen University of Chicago Prof. William Irvine for its inaugural Brown Investigator...

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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...