Alumni Club of New York City - Latest News Chicago Women's Alliance Board nominations now open! Help shape the future of the Chicago Women's Alliance. Apply today to join the CWA National Board of Directors. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 26 (11:59PM CDT)! Thu, 04 May 2017 20:50:58 GMT Tyehimba Jess, AB’91, wins Pulitzer Prize in Poetry Committee honors Olio, alumnus’ collection of original verse UChicago News By Andrew BauldApril 11, 2017 Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:17:35 GMT A Ride-Along in the UChicago Snow Plows It was 4:45 a.m. on the Monday of finals week, and I was walking back from a late night of studying at the Reg when I got a text from Brandon Rux, manager of Grounds and Landscape Services at the University of Chicago. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:50:13 GMT Dining with a Purpose: Community Engagement Opportunity! Passionate about a social issue? Want to spark meaningful discussion? Like to entertain? Sign-up to be a UCSC Meal Sharing host! Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:30:21 GMT Women's Basketball Team advance past the first round Burt's career night pushes Maroon women's basketball past Wartburg 67-63 in NCAA opening round Sat, 04 Mar 2017 06:35:10 GMT Dining with a Purpose: Community Engagement Opportunity! Passionate about a social issue? Want to spark meaningful discussion? Like to entertain? Sign-up to be a UCSC Meal Sharing host! Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:45:32 GMT AlumniU Winter 2017 Programming AlumniU - UChicago's new online learning platform exclusively for alumni - is excited to announce our Winter 2017 content. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:44:13 GMT Make a Difference by Mentoring a UChicago Student! Join the UChicagoWisr Network Today! Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:40:27 GMT Alumni Club Board Accepting Applications for Program Committee Co Chair The Alumni Club of NYC Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for the Programming Committee. Application period is open and expires January 31th 2017. Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:42:09 GMT Vote of confidence A start­‑up founded by three alumni helps voters think beyond the presidential race. Read the full article here. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:40:05 GMT Webvideo: University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra plays Saint-Saëns, Danse Macabre During the October 26, 2013, annual Halloween concert in costume, the University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra, directed by Barbara Schubert, played Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns' Danse Macabre, Op. 40. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:11:02 GMT Webvideo: Arts, Science, & Culture Initiative: Magnifying Identity Jan Brugger (MFA candidate, Visual Arts, UChicago) and K. Supriya (PhD candidate, Evolutionary Biology, UChicago) combine biological reality and imagination to create works of art representing the lives and structures of ants. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:37:55 GMT No magic show: Real-world levitation to inspire better pharmaceuticals It’s not a magic trick and it’s not sleight of hand – scientists really are using levitation to improve the drug development process, eventually yielding more effective pharmaceuticals with fewer side effects. Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:58:11 GMT Digital Alumni Book Club Join UChicago Alumni worldwide in an online book club. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:06:59 GMT U Chicago to Freshmen: Don't Expect Safe Spaces After a year of protests nationwide, one university is trying to be clear about what students should expect. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:26:14 GMT Webblog: Black Youth Project launches unique survey of young voters A new survey launched by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago uncovers the differences among young voters, who currently make up the largest and most diverse generation in the United States. Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:39:31 GMT Webblog: Prof. Forrest Stuart: Violence, Policing, and Poverty In Studio With Forrest Stuart: Violence, Policing, and Poverty Sun, 10 Jul 2016 09:15:53 GMT Swimmer chases Olympic dreams It's official: Naomy Grand’Pierre is headed to Rio!! Sat, 09 Jul 2016 08:56:08 GMT Pitch your business idea to the casting crew of ABC's Shark Tank Shark Tank is coming to Chicago Booth! Wed, 08 Jun 2016 18:13:00 GMT The Resume Exchange Comes to New York City The Resume Exchange is Available to Help UChicago Alumni Improve the Quality and Competitiveness of Their Resumes and Provides a Unique Volunteer Opportunity For Alumni Looking to Expand Their Professional Networks Fri, 13 May 2016 09:57:58 GMT Webcast: Obama Returns to the Law School In a Q&A discussion with students and faculty, Obama addressed the Supreme Court controversy. Becky Beaupre Gillespie, Law School Communications,April 7, 2016 Sat, 09 Apr 2016 09:47:14 GMT A statement at the heart of the debate over academic freedom In this 'The Economist' article the widening adoption of the Chicago Statement with regards to permissible speech on college campuses is discussed. Mon, 28 Mar 2016 20:31:07 GMT Justice Antonin Scalia, 1936-2016 Supreme Court Justice and Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1977-1982 has passed away at the age of 73. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:13:54 GMT Need a softcopy of the Winter and Spring 2016 Brochure? Download the 2016 Winter Spring New York City Event Brochure pdf and have a schedule of events that you can use to plan out your winter and spring events calendar. Sun, 24 Jan 2016 15:37:45 GMT Weblecture: India New Wave Cinema Revisited Session – 3 It covers a talk by Rochona Majumdar, The University of Chicago on ‘’Anger and After: Mrinal Sen’s Calcutta Trilogy” and by Satish Poduval on “Waves of Revulsion:1975 and the New Malayalam Cinema.’’ Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:53:44 GMT Weblecture: Chemical Mind- The Battle of Thermopylae and the Discovery of Anesthetics The Fourth Annual Brain Awareness Day program was produced on Saturday, October 24th, 2015 in the auditorium of the University of Chicago’s Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery. Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:35:37 GMT Weblecture: UnCommon Core | Galileo's Trial Based on the actual trial depositions from the Vatican Archives, "Galileo's Trial" will examine the issues that led Galileo to be tried for heresy. Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:35:08 GMT Weblecture: Wednesday Lunch with Rev. Alexander E. Sharp "The War on Drugs – A New Paradigm: Health Not Punishment." Rev. Alexander E. Sharp (MDiv'96), speaking on the work of Clergy for a New Drug Policy. Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:32:27 GMT Weblecture: Announcement of The Pearson Institute and The Pearson Global Forum Marking the landmark $100 million gift from The Thomas L. Pearson and The Pearson Family Members Foundation, UChicago held an academic symposium showcasing the work of leading scholars pursuing data-driven research in the study of violent conflict. Sat, 02 Jan 2016 09:46:22 GMT Yo-Yo Ma and the Civic Orchestra connect with South Side People of all ages came to the Stony Island Arts Bank on a brisk afternoon to hear members of the Civic Orchestra play selections from Bach’s “Art of the Fugue”. Click to read the article. Tue, 29 Dec 2015 20:21:52 GMT Webinar: Careers in Consulting - Beyond the Buzz Words This panel was filmed as part of Taking the Next Step 2010, a networking event designed for second and third year students in the College. The topic of this weblecture is on careers in Consulting. Thu, 03 Dec 2015 19:39:15 GMT Graduate Global Impact Internship Program Expanding Opportunities for Graduate Students Thu, 03 Dec 2015 19:13:44 GMT Join UChicago's Externship Program! Are you interested in getting more involved with UChicago Career Advancement? Sign up as a host for the 2014-2015 Alumni Board of Governors Externship Program! Thu, 03 Dec 2015 19:12:41 GMT Weblecture: The Causes and Consequences of the Ukraine Crisis John J. Mearsheimer, the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor in Political Science at the University of Chicago, assesses the causes of the present Ukraine crisis, the best way to end it, and its consequences for all of the main actors. Thu, 03 Dec 2015 19:10:45 GMT Weblecture: Announcement of The Pearson Institute and The Pearson Global Forum Marking the landmark $100 million gift from The Thomas L. Pearson and The Pearson Family Members Foundation, UChicago held an academic symposium showcasing the work of leading scholars pursuing data-driven research in the study of violent conflict. Thu, 03 Dec 2015 19:08:44 GMT Webcast: The 67th Annual Latke-Hamantash Debate The Latke-Hamantash Debate has been a University of Chicago tradition since 1946. UChicago faculty members apply the knowledge and tools of their disciplines to resolve this age-old question in an evening of fun and frivolity! Wed, 02 Dec 2015 19:13:50 GMT Webcast: The 66th Annual Latke Hamantash Debate More than 60 years after the first Latke-Hamantash Debate at the University of Chicago, the University community came together once again at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Mandel Hall to weigh the merits of the two Jewish foods. Wed, 02 Dec 2015 19:13:25 GMT Webcast: The 69th Annual Latke-Hamantash Debate Watch a webcast of UChicago faculty members applying their knowledge and tools in yet another attempt to resolve this debate once and for all. Wed, 02 Dec 2015 19:12:59 GMT Webcast: The 68th Annual Latke-Hamantash Debate The University of Chicago hosts this legendary annual event, where faculty teams line up in fierce but fun-loving defense of either the latke or the hamantash, attempting to determine once and for all which is the better Jewish food. Watch it here. Wed, 02 Dec 2015 19:12:11 GMT Hire A Maroon Are you a University alumnus/a who has hired a fellow University of Chicago graduate at your company? Let us know and we will send a gift in appreciation! Fri, 30 Oct 2015 12:46:17 GMT Alumni trio’s under-desk elliptical machine, Cubii, moves forward “I always had the idea in the back of my mind that there must be something out there to help people stay active in the workplace,” Amav Dalmia said. Read the full article here Wed, 21 Oct 2015 17:52:47 GMT The Wonders of Ancient Egypt More than vacations… Journeys of a lifetime. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:01:47 GMT Scientists paint quantum electronics with beams of light “It’s one of those rare moments in experimental science where a seemingly random event—turning on the room lights—generated unexpected effects with potentially important impacts in science and technology.” Read h Sat, 10 Oct 2015 09:52:12 GMT University of Chicago Public Interest Program Expands to New York and D.C. Help this exciting program find new opportunities for recent graduates in public interest organizations Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:32:24 GMT Sen. Bernie Sanders, AB '64, at the Institute of Politics The University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics was pleased to host an event with Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (AB '64) on Monday, Sept. 28. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17:48:21 GMT The Impact of an Inquisitive and Ethical Mind: Remembering Frances Oldham Kelsey Kelsey, MD (’50), PhD (’38) spurred landmark reformations in the way the FDA evaluates a drugs’ safety and efficacy, passed away on August 7th 2015, at 101 years of age. Click here for the full article. Sat, 15 Aug 2015 17:58:57 GMT Lynda Caspe (AB '61), Sculpture, Sculptural Reliefs and Drawings Gallery of the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, Gale A. Brewer Municipal Building 1 Centre St., South Tower, 19th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10007 April 1-30, 2015, Hours: Mon- Fri, 9-5 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:04:48 GMT Where will you go in 2015 . . . Alumni Travel Program Opportunities Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:13:55 GMT Into the breach: Geoffrey R. Stone, JD’71 Geoff Stone will be the 2015 Harper Lecturer in NYC and his presentation is foreshadowed in this Chicago Magazine article Into the breach. Click on the link to read the full article. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:56:42 GMT Chinese Experimental Music by Alumni Composer and DJ/Pianist Catch the live show with Ba Ban Chinese Music Society on March 29, Joe's Pub in NYC Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:36:36 GMT Smart comedy built Second City success As the theater turns 50, co-founder Sahlins recalls how UChicago lessons, audiences built its foundation. Click here to read the full article. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:03:48 GMT Crime Lab New York will help promote evidence-based policies to prevent crime, violence Leading researchers will provide policymakers in New York City with rigorous, objective, scientific evidence to help reduce crime and violence.Read the full article here. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:19:57 GMT Campus News: 4 dorms may close with Campus North From the Chicago Maroon: "Administrators said that Maclean, Broadview, Blackstone, and Breckinridge may close during a panel for O-Aides" Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:00:54 GMT Big Ten Football: The Forgotten Big Ten Member, the Chicago Maroons Name all the Big Ten schools that have won national championships. Michigan, Ohio State, Illinois, Penn State, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Michigan State....Chicago? Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:07:55 GMT Obituary: Rory W. Childers, world-renowned heart disease expert, 1931-2014 Rory Childers, professor of medicine at the University of Chicago, an internationally known authority on the movement of electrical impulses within the heart and the use of electrocardiograms, died Aug. 27 at Southampton Hospital in New York. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:11:55 GMT Webinar: Taking the Next Step 2014: Healthcare From health policy to communications to food security, hear from alumni about working in public service and navigating the professional world after graduation. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:21:13 GMT New methodology to document quantum mechanical behavior of electrons discovered A University of Chicago-led team of researchers has developed a technique to record the quantum mechanical behavior of an individual electron contained within a diamond. Read the full article here. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:43:09 GMT Weblecture: Talking About Religion in Public By examining several case studies plucked from recent headlines, Margaret M. Mitchell, AM'82, PhD'89, will explore the question of the proper role of the academic study of religion in relation to contemporary media coverage. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:15:28 GMT Weblecture: Pioneer to the Past: James Henry Breasted and the Birth of American Egyptology Emily Teeter, PhD'90, is an Egyptologist and research associate at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 09:35:17 GMT Weblecture: Chicago Economics Society Macroeconomic Masters Alumni Panel On May 12, 2014 the Chicago Economics Society affinity group hosted a panel of UChicago's best alumni macroeconomic investors on Wall Street for an evening of investment philosophy, top ideas, and stimulating debate at the New York Athletic Club. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 09:34:41 GMT Chicago Booth’s Gentzkow awarded 2014 Clark Medal The American Economic Association has named University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Matthew Gentzkow winner of the 2014 John Bates Clark Medal. Click here to read the full article. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 09:33:52 GMT UChicago scholar-athletes make history with NCAA titles, record school ranking Varsity student-athletes achieved historic successes, including two national championships in individual competitions and a ranking of 16th in the Learfield Sports Directors Cup. Click here to read. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 09:33:24 GMT Obituary: Gary S. Becker, Nobel-winning scholar of economics and sociology, 1930-2014 Becker, 83, University Professor of Economics and of Sociology at the University of Chicago, died on May 3 following complications from a recent surgery. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 09:32:45 GMT The world is your classroom Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:26:18 GMT Weblecture: Engineering Materials for Sustainable Energy Sources Professor Galli will discuss how the combination of advanced theory and computation with state of the art experiments may lead to successful bottom-up design of materials for energy applications. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:21:15 GMT Weblecture: Computation and Public Policy - What's the Big Idea? Transportation, education, energy, the environment, law enforcement, unemployment, finance, public housing --- big public policy decisions in all these areas can be enhanced through the use of computational analysis. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:15:32 GMT Weblecture: Water, Water, Every Where, Nor Any Drop to Drink The availability of fresh water for human consumption is becoming increasingly constrained around the world. . This presentation will give a snapshot of water utilization, stresses, and opportunities for technological solutions. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:10:59 GMT UChicago to lead quantum engineering research team The Institute for Molecular Engineering will lead a team of researchers in an ambitious five-year, $6.75 million project to create a new class of quantum devices. Click here to read the article. Sun, 18 May 2014 09:55:39 GMT Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu August 14-24, 2014 Thu, 01 May 2014 09:55:48 GMT SOLD OUT - Exploring Iceland June 28–July 8, 2014 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:04:43 GMT Spektral Quartet turns ringtones into art with 'Mobile Miniatures' Cell phone alerts are often seen as unwelcome interruptions, not art. But University of Chicago ensemble-in-residence Spektral Quartet hopes to change that. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:28:58 GMT Four Truman Scholars make history Four College students have received Harry S. Truman Scholarships—the most in school history—tying a record that only two other institutions have attained since 2001. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:48:03 GMT Obituary: Prof. Ted Cohen (AB '62) dies at 74 Ted Cohen (A.B. ’62), professor of philosophy and the legendary moderator of the annual Latke-Hamantash debate, passed away on Friday, the University and several faculty members confirmed. He was 74. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:47:01 GMT LIFELONG LEARNING at UCHICAGO Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:39:26 GMT Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu August 14-24, 2014 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:21:27 GMT Researchers bolster development of programmable quantum computers UChicago and University College London researchers have performed a proof-of-concept experiment that will aid the future development of programmable quantum computers. Click here to read the article. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:39:51 GMT Crime Lab makes impact for Chicago youth The Crime Lab receives one of only seven 2014 MacArthur Awards for Creative and Effective Institutions from the MacArthur Foundation. Click here to read the story Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:46:06 GMT Weblecture: 2008 Revisited - The Economics of the Crisis This is the first of six videos from the program, Five Years Later: A Financial Crisis Symposium, presented by The Paulson Institute and the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:45:04 GMT Argonne supercomputer dramatically accelerates rapid genome analysis A University of Chicago-based team working with Beagle - a supercomputer devoted to life sciences - reports that genome analysis can be radically accelerated. Click here to read the article. Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:53:19 GMT WEblecture: Energy, Innovation and Global Climate Change with Steven Chu From science to politics, from innovation to economics, what forces will shape the U.S energy landscape in the 21st century? Chu will discuss the future of the U.S. energy landscape -- from fracking and oil sands, to renewables and new technologies. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:21:15 GMT Weblecture: Urban Imprint - The Art and Science Shaping Our Cities University of Chicago Trustee Daniel L. Doctoroff, JD'84, led a discussion in New York with a panel of experts from the University on creative ideas and innovative and ambitious plans to improve our urban environments. November 14, 2014 Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:29:57 GMT Webclip: Theaster Gates on The Colbert Report “My art is interested in transforming ugly things into beautiful things, the perception of ugly spaces into beautiful spaces.” That’s how Theaster Gates, director of UChicago’s Arts and Public Life Initiative, described his ambitions. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 07:28:01 GMT Weblecture: Paulson Institute Contemporary China Series - Orville Schell In this talk, Orville Schell discusses China's long march to the 21st century. Schell is the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society in New York. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:23:04 GMT Weblecture: The Curious History of 'Oral Literature' Oral literature—songs, stories, poems, jokes, epics—is presumably almost as old as human language, but interest in it is far younger. Saussy will examine when the nature of oral recitation and transmission becomes an important problem for philologists Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:19:35 GMT Weblecture: East West West East - The Literary Lives of an Egyptian Novelist A lecture by Gamal al Ghitany, a renowned Egyptian author, whose short stories and novels have helped shape currents in Arabic fiction over the past four decades. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:14:44 GMT Weblecture: Defining Religion and Civilization in Imam Bayezidof's Refutuation of Islam In this talk, Professor Ringer examines one of the least well-known of the refutations, written by the Imam of the St. Petersburg mosque, Ataollah Bayezidof. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:26:52 GMT Weblecture: Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls and Why Were They Forgotten? In her Israel Studies Lecture, Rachel Elior offers an overview of the provenance of the scrolls and her assessment of their significance in both ancient Judaism and modern scholarship. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 10:26:23 GMT Weblecture: Inside the NSA Review Panel with Geoffrey Stone NSA review panel member and University of Chicago Law Professor Geoffrey Stone, JD '71, takes us behind the scenes of the panel's deliberations and inside the NSA's surveillance operation. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 10:22:04 GMT Webcast: NPR Episode "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" For Feb. 1, 2014 Recorded at the University of Chicago, with Not My Job guest Paul Sereno and panelists Mo Rocca, Tom Bodett and Faith Salie. Click here to be taken to the NPR podcast page. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 09:41:10 GMT Chicago Booth alum Satya Nadella takes helm of Microsoft Microsoft Corp. announced Feb. 4 that Satya Nadella, MBA’97, was promoted to CEO, effective immediately. Click here to read the article. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:32:15 GMT Weblecture: Wednesday Lunch with Mollie Stone - "Songs of Struggle" Mollie Stone is a conductor with the Chicago Children's Choir, currently pursuing her doctorate in choral conducting at Northwestern University. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:25:55 GMT Game changers From Major League Baseball and the NBA to Italian soccer and the NFL’s foothold in China, the sports world’s executive suites have a Maroon tint. Click here to read the article. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:53:40 GMT NBA welcomes Law alum as commissioner Adam Silver, JD’88, will become commissioner of the National Basketball Association on Feb. 1. Click here to read the article. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:44:57 GMT Weblecture: Covert Affairs - Communicating Our Nation's Deepest Secrets Tommy Vietor and George Little will explore the inherent tension between the public's right to know and the crucially covert nature of national security operations. Click here to watch Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:47:21 GMT WebClip: Nate Silver, AB '00, on The Colbert Report FiveThirtyEight Blog's Nate Silver, AB '00, on The Colbert Report as he explains his return to sports analysis at ESPN and shares his predictions for the 2014 Super Bowl. Click here to watch Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:47:36 GMT Obituary: John W. Rogers Sr., JD'48, judge and member of Tuskegee Airmen, 1918-2014 A member of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, he flew 120 successful combat missions. Click here to read Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:29:10 GMT Weblecture: 2008 Revisited - The Economics of the Crisis This is the first of six videos presented by The Paulson Institute and the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. Click here to watch. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:45:21 GMT Fourth-year Sarah Peluse wins Schafer Prize for excellence in mathematics Sarah Peluse, a fourth-year student in the College, has been recognized for her excellence in mathematics and her contributions to the field with the Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 13:11:29 GMT University of Chicago to share in $540 million gift from Ludwig Cancer Research Ludwig Center at UChicago to receive $90 million to support research on cancer metastasi. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 07:42:04 GMT The Big Question: Does the Web Cause Political Polarization? Chicago Booth Prof. Matthew Gentzkow, Law School Prof. Brian Leiter, and Chicago Sun-Times Editor-in-Chief Jim Kirk consider the Internet and political polarization. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:23:29 GMT Weblecture: Clean Energy 2030 - Building a Sustainable Future Twice a year, the University of Chicago offers the Joint Speaker Series for members of the University, Argonne, and Fermilab communities to foster new interactions. Sun, 05 Jan 2014 09:06:00 GMT UChicago researchers use Hubble Telescope to reveal cloudy weather on alien world Graduate Student Laura Kreidberg discusses new findings about the atmosphere of exoplanet GJ 1214b. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 10:22:29 GMT Beijing’s top woman links higher ed and diplomacy China’s highest-ranking female government official emphasized the role of higher education in forging diplomatic ties in remarks to Chinese and American university presidents on Monday in Ida Noyes Hall. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:11:47 GMT Weblecture: Implementing the Common Core The Politics & Promise of Higher Learning Standards. Interviews with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Frederick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, are followed by a panel discussion & audience Q&A Tue, 29 Oct 2013 08:36:45 GMT Weblecture: Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq - 10 Years After the Invasion Few events of the last decade have loomed as large in U.S. politics as the U.S. decision to invade Iraq in March 2003. Ten years later, what is the lasting legacy of the Iraq War? Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:53:37 GMT 3 Americans win 2013 economics Nobel Prize Americans Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller won the Nobel prize for economics on Monday for developing methods to study trends in stock, bond and housing markets. Fama, 74, and Hansen, 60, are associated with the University of Chicago. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 09:15:37 GMT Nominate fellow NY alumni for an alumni award Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:53:52 GMT Weblecture: Making Government Work - Senator Elizabeth Warren In this Institute of Politics kickoff event for the 2013-2014 school year, Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined us via video conference to address the spending bill, the work of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau and other topics. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 09:07:12 GMT Hyatt Place opening brings new hotel to Hyde Park A colorful new Hyatt Place hotel opened near the corner of 53rd Street and Harper Avenue on Sept. 17, adding an essential hospitality destination to Hyde Park’s flourishing commercial district. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:38:26 GMT 2014 UChicago Alumni Travel Need help planning your next adventure? Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:51:58 GMT Ronald H. Coase, founding scholar in law and economics, 1910-2013 Coase, who spent most of his academic career at the University of Chicago Law School, died at the age of 102 on Sept. 2 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chicago. He was the oldest living Nobel laureate, according to the Nobel Foundation. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 13:19:02 GMT Ultracold Big Bang experiment successfully simulates evolution of early universe “This is the first time an experiment like this has simulated the evolution of structure in the early universe,” said Cheng Chin, professor in physics. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 11:29:46 GMT Weblecture: The New Digital Age with Google's Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen A panel discussion of their new book "The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations & Business". Tue, 09 Jul 2013 19:05:09 GMT Webinar: Planning and Executing the Mid-Career Job Hunt In a three part presentation, Marilyn Moats Kennedy, a Chicago-based career consultant, advises alumni on how to conduct a mid-career job search. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 10:56:47 GMT Weblecture: Beyond Borders - The Politics of Immigration Policy The outcome of the Washington debate over comprehensive immigration reform promises to have a significant impact on individuals, communities, the U.S. economy, and national security. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:44:20 GMT Webcast: A Conversation with Elie Wiesel Called a "messenger to mankind," Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel sits down with David Axelrod, director of the UChicago Institute of Politics, for a wide-ranging conversation about the humanitarian's life, his work, and his views on the world today. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:43:28 GMT Chicago Maroon: Pierce - A view for the ages The current Henderson House president excavates a Pierce history as residents past and present prepare for the tower's demolition, scheduled for summer 2013. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:39:06 GMT Men’s and women’s squads finish in top three at UAA Championships On the women’s side, the Maroons achieved a second place finish behind an unyielding Emory with a total of 1,435 points. On the men’s side, the South Siders tallied 1,230.5 points to finish at a solid third place behind Emory and Carnegie Mellon. Fri, 10 May 2013 08:57:05 GMT Weblecture: The Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecture - Quarks and the Cosmos Pioneering University of Chicago cosmologist Michael S. Turner focuses his remarks on "the Chicago School of Cosmology," from Edwin Hubble and George Ellery Hale to the present. Fri, 10 May 2013 08:35:30 GMT Baseball: Northwestern suffers 'embarrassing' loss to University of Chicago After the game, Chicago assistant coach Scott Budeselich pumped his fist and exclaimed, “This is Chicago’s real Big Ten team.” Fri, 10 May 2013 08:09:05 GMT Alumni can now access thousands of journal articles, book chapters from off campus “Many alumni have expressed an interest in getting remote access to electronic resources, and the Library is very pleased to be partnering with the Alumni Association to make this possible,” said Judith Nadler, Director and University Librarian. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 10:07:30 GMT The Chicago Maroon: U of C Law grads named most attractive in the hiring pool A recent study found that graduates of the University's law school are sought out by large firms. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:57:12 GMT The Chicago Maroon: Quiz bowl team vindicated The UChicago team was awarded the 2010 Division 1 championship title after an investigation revealed that Harvard cheated in several tournaments. Sun, 07 Apr 2013 09:22:09 GMT Roger Ebert, X’70, film critic and longtime Graham School lecturer, 1942-2013 Chicago lost a cultural treasure today with the death of Roger Ebert, perhaps the world's most influential film critic. Sat, 06 Apr 2013 08:42:12 GMT Daley and Ander: Don't Take Your Guns to Town In a Wall Street Journal editorial, UChicago Crime Lab Executive Director Roseanna Ander argues that preventing illegal gun carrying is an important but neglected part of the gun policy debate. Ander co-authored the op-ed with William Daley. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 08:58:51 GMT Obama discusses energy policy, sequester at Argonne The President discussed the potential effects of the $85 billion sequester cuts on federal funding for clean energy research at Argonne National Laboratory. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 08:56:31 GMT UChicago CFO talks endowment, fundraising with students Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Nim Chinniah presented a breakdown of UChicago’s various sources of revenue and types of expenditures at the second Leadership Conversation. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 08:41:59 GMT Weblecture: Augusta Read Thomas discusses her original composition "Earth Echoes" "Earth Echoes," a Franke Institute for the Humanities talk by Augusta Read Thomas, took place at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center on February 13, 2013. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 09:13:59 GMT Webcast: A Conversation with Jon Huntsman Jon Huntsman, former Republican presidential candidate, former governor of Utah, and former ambassador to China, sits down with Juan Williams for a wide-ranging conversation on the state of American politics, the future of U.S.-China relations, and more. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 09:13:17 GMT Webcast: A Conversation with Newt Gingrich and Maroon interview Former Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich sits down with David Axelrod for a wide-ranging conversation about his career, his views, and the future of politics in America. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 08:46:00 GMT Webcast: Inside the Playwright's Studio - Charles Newell & David Auburn Playwright and UChicago alum David Auburn (AB'91) returns to campus to discuss his work on the award-winning play Proof and current projects with Charles Newell, artistic director of Court Theatre. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 08:44:30 GMT Vortex loops could untie knotty physics problems University of Chicago physicists, Prof. William Irvine and postdoctoral scientist Dustin Kleckner, have succeeding in creating a vortex knot—a feat akin to tying a smoke ring into a knot. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:54:27 GMT Weblecture: "Love and Friendship in Hamlet" and "Hamlet Revisted" Noted Shakespeare expert David Bevington is featured in two videos, a lecture and an online discussion, that both focus on Hamlet. Sat, 02 Mar 2013 09:54:27 GMT Nate Silver Weighs In On the Power of Data Famed forecaster talks about political pundits, election predictions, and what comes next in this article. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:56:55 GMT Weblecture: "Archaic Mark" - A Remarkable Manuscript Treasure or a Modern-Day Counterfeit? The Library Society presents Divinity School Dean Margaret Mitchell who explains the remarkable story of "Archaic Mark". Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:13:05 GMT Hunt for distant planets intensifies This article provides some background information for the 4 3 13 Harper Lecture by Prof. Edward "Rocky" Kolb on the University's involvement with the building of the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 10:24:13 GMT Webcast: The Big Question - What's holding back the US economy? In the second of Chicago Booth's new video series, Booth Profs. John Cochrane, Amir Sufi and Steven Davis analyze economic growth. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 08:06:52 GMT Law School Prof. Richard Epstein on Gun Regulation Prof. Richard A. Epstein, University of Chicago Law School, wrote two articles on the issue of gun regulation. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:14:31 GMT I am Steven Levitt, author of Freakonomics. Ask me anything! Prof. Steven Levitt, co-author of "Freakonomics", hosted a one hour Q&A session on reddit, 2-19-13. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:03:48 GMT Weblecture: Urban Schooling: The Promise and the Peril Urban Education Institute Chicago Harper Lecture Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:07:18 GMT Webcast: Politics of Guns in America The University of Chicago's non-partisan Institute of Politics hosted a panel discussion titled 'Politics of Guns in America' on Jan 15, 2013. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:06:02 GMT Webcast: Campaign Strategists: 2012 Explained Last week, The University of Chicago Institute of Politics convened the lead strategists and managers from the Obama and Romney campaigns for a panel discussion about what went right, what went wrong, and what they learned in the process. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:05:12 GMT Weblecture: Nature's Pasts, Nature's Futures: Perspectives on India's Environmental History The Program On The Global Environment hosted a Distinguished Lecture by visiting Prof. Mahesh Rangarajan, Director, Nehru Memorial Musuem and Library. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:04:33 GMT Weblecture: Prof. Eric Slauter on the Declaration of Independence In America's revolutionary history, no document is more iconic than the Declaration of Independence. But what does the document actually declare? Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:04:06 GMT Weblecture: Price Theory and Market Design Prof. E. Glen Weyl lectures on 'Pessimistic social choice, optimistic social choice and the problem of voting' Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:03:10 GMT Webcast: How the Higgs Boson Discovery Swept the World Why has the Higgs boson caused such a stir around the world? Watch this webcast to find out. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:15:22 GMT More than 30,000 prospective College students apply to UChicago Applications to the College set a new record this year, with 30,369 students from diverse backgrounds submitting applications. Sun, 27 Jan 2013 09:47:02 GMT Prof. Neil Shubin featured on the Colbert Show The biological scientist shares his book, "The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People." Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:50:28 GMT University of Chicago to Close Pierce Dorm By Sam Cholke, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:53:47 GMT Creative energy A composer and an astrophysicist embrace feeling lost in space. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 14:15:23 GMT A Conversation with David Axelrod (Webcast link) In his first public forum since the election, David Axelrod, senior strategist for President Obama's reelection campaign, reflected on the 2012 contest. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 09:42:21 GMT University of Chicago named one of world's best universities Chicago Business Journal Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 9:34am CDT Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:56:26 GMT Nate Silver, AB '00, on Daily Show and Colbert Report Watch Nate Silver's interview with Jon Stewart of the Daily Show, Nov 7 and Stephen Colbert of the Colbert Report, Nov 5. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 07:46:07 GMT