Past Events

2020

Curiosity: The Making of a Scientist docuseries screening

8:00–9:00 pm

The pilot of Curiosity: The Making of a Scientist, a new documentary series that takes viewers into the lives and labs of scientists, follows former University of Chicago Department of Physics graduate student Nathan Earnest-Noble as he researches quantum computing in the lab of Associate Professor David Schuster. The pilot episode, “Superposition,” will be available online on June 25 at noon and 8 p.m. and followed by interactive panel discussions, featuring the cast and contributors. Attendees can register through https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stages-curiosity-the-making-of-a-scientist-pilot-tickets-109665285822.

Topics

Physics, PME

Jun 25

Curiosity: The Making of a Scientist docuseries screening

12:00–1:00 pm

The pilot of Curiosity: The Making of a Scientist, a new documentary series that takes viewers into the lives and labs of scientists, follows former University of Chicago Department of Physics graduate student Nathan Earnest-Noble as he researches quantum computing in the lab of Associate Professor David Schuster. The pilot episode, “Superposition,” will be available online on June 25 at noon and 8 p.m. and followed by interactive panel discussions, featuring the cast and contributors. Attendees can register through https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stages-curiosity-the-making-of-a-scientist-pilot-tickets-109665285822.

Topics

Physics, PME

Jun 25

"What Makes a Planet Uninhabitable?" Remote Mini-Conference

8:00 am–12:00 pm Zoom

Astronomy Mini-Conference Hosted by Dorian Abbot’s group within University of Chicago Astronomy and Astrophysics
“What Makes a Planet Uninhabitable?” Two morning exploring four topics: The Habitability Spectrum (degrees of habitability), Interior-Atmosphere Exchange, M-Star Atmosphere Loss, and Anti-Biosignatures.

Topics

astronomy

May 28

"What Makes a Planet Uninhabitable?" Remote Mini-Conference

8:00 am–12:00 pm Zoom

Astronomy Mini-Conference Hosted by Dorian Abbot’s group within University of Chicago Astronomy and Astrophysics
“What Makes a Planet Uninhabitable?” Two morning exploring four topics: The Habitability Spectrum (degrees of habitability), Interior-Atmosphere Exchange, M-Star Atmosphere Loss, and Anti-Biosignatures.

Topics

astronomy

May 27

CHIcago Remote Symposium by UChicago Computer Science

11:00 am–2:00 pm Registered attendees will receive a private link to view the talks online and ask questions.

With computers of various forms now integral to society, the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) has thrived as a multidisciplinary approach to both expand the potential and avoid the dangers of our technology. Each year, the epicenter of HCI research is the annual ACM SIGCHI conference, known as CHI for short, which was scheduled for late April 2020 in Hawaii.

Faculty and students from UChicago CS contributed an impressive seven papers to this year’s CHI and one to the concurrent alt.chi conference. UChicago research also received multiple commendations from this year’s CHI judges, including one Best Paper award and four honorable mentions.

On May 26th, join us online to hear from the authors about their innovative research, which runs the gamut from a bracelet that jams nearby smart devices and scent-based illusions for virtual reality to systems for detecting undisclosed advertisements on social media and gender stereotypes in text and sound. The papers also ask provocative questions about model transparency, privacy, and how modern life is affected by ubiquitous technology and algorithmic approaches.

Registered attendees will receive a private link to view the talks and ask questions.

Topics

Computer Science

May 26

"What Makes a Planet Uninhabitable?" Remote Mini-Conference

8:00 am–12:00 pm Zoom

Astronomy Mini-Conference Hosted by Dorian Abbot’s group within University of Chicago Astronomy and Astrophysics
“What Makes a Planet Uninhabitable?” Two morning exploring four topics: The Habitability Spectrum (degrees of habitability), Interior-Atmosphere Exchange, M-Star Atmosphere Loss, and Anti-Biosignatures.

Topics

astronomy

May 26

Financial Math Online Information Session

5:00–6:00 pm

Join us for an online information session on the Financial Mathematics MS Program. Click to register.

Apr 23

Webinar: Quarterly Postdoc Workshop: Career Exploration in an Online World

3:30–4:30 pm

This online workshop will address resources, platforms, and best practices for navigating career exploration online.

Topics

Postdoc

Apr 17

GRADUCon 2020 - Annual Career Exploration Conference Online Webinars

9:00 am–4:00 pm

GRADUCon is the University of Chicago’s annual career exploration conference just for graduate students and postdocs. Free and available to registrants using Zoom.

Topics

Graduate, Postdoc, Students

Apr 3
Redefining the Landscape: Women in STEM, A PSD & PME exhibit and speaker series. Text in white set against ombre of purple and pink

Cancelled: Women in STEM Student Panel Moderated by PSD Dean Angela Olinto

1:00–2:00 pm ERC 401

Panelists include Jean Paula Salac, Computer Science Student, Andrea Bryant, Physics Student, and Adina Feinstein, Astronomy and Astrophysics Student

Topics

EDI

Mar 31