Past Events

2020

Financial Mathematics Program Information Session

5:00–6:00 pm

Learn more about the Financial Mathematics program through our virtual information session. During the virtual information session you will hear from an Admissions Specialist, Instructor, current student and/or alumni, and the Career Development Office. The Round 1 application deadline is January 17th. Take this opportunity to ask any questions you have about the program, the application process, or life as a FinMath student.

Jan 8

2019

Financial Mathematics Program Information Session

5:00–6:00 pm

Learn more about the Financial Mathematics program through our virtual information session. During the virtual information session you will hear from an Admissions Specialist, Instructor, current student and/or alumni, and the Career Development Office. The Round 1 application deadline is January 17th. Take this opportunity to ask any questions you have about the program, the application process, or life as a FinMath student.

Dec 11

PSD All-Faculty Meeting

4:00 pm Crerar 390

President Zimmer will address PSD faculty and discuss his vision for the future of science at UChicago. A reception will follow.

Dec 9

PSD Staff Holiday Luncheon

11:30 am–1:00 pm ERC 161

All PSD staff are invited! Lunch will be provided. Please bring a drink or dessert to share.

Dec 5

Lunch and Learn: Susan Hearth, PSD Divisional Administrator

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 401

Susan will share her crocheting craft with a beginners’ washcloth project.  Veteran crochet crafters should join us, too, to provide assistance! Yarn and needles will be provided for up to 20 participants. If you have any of your own crochet supplies, please bring with you so there is more of our supplies to share with others.

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Nov 21

Dan Hooper - "At the Edge of Time"

6:00 pm Seminary Co-op Bookstore

Dan Hooper discusses “At The Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe’s First Seconds.” A Q&A and signing will follow the discussion.

Nov 14

Highlights and Opportunities in AI at Fermilab

10:30–11:30 am Kathleen A Zar Room (first floor)

Inaugural Computational Science Seminar sponsored jointly by the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab.

Nov 12

Lunch and Learn: Natalie Lund, PSD Communications Director

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 401

This fall, PSD’s Director of Communications Natalie Lund published a young adult novel, We Speak in Storms. Her second novel, The Sky Above Us, is forthcoming in 2021. Celebrate #NaNoWriMo by attending PSD’s first Lunch & Learn with Natalie.  She’ll discuss how she makes time for her passion projects outside of work, and how to publish a novel.

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Nov 7

DARPA/Defense Science Office 101 with Dr. Valerie Browning

12:00 pm William Eckhardt Research Center, Room 301

Dr. Valerie Browning, Defense Science Office Director, DARPA, will discuss DARPA, the Defense Science Office, and the organization’s funding priorities and opportunities. Please RSVP by Nov. 5 to kpingali@uchicago.edu

Nov 6