News: 2020

August

Prof. Nick Feamster shares what you can do for the best internet connection

August 7, 2020

Computer Science Prof. Nick Feamster shares what you can do for the best internet connection during the pandemic


Statistician Rina Foygel Barber awarded early career Presidents’ Award

August 6, 2020

Rina Foygel Barber has been awarded COPSS Presidents' Award for outstanding contributions to statistics


PSD Spotlight: Vera Dragisich

August 5, 2020

PSD’s August spotlight is Vera Dragisich, PhD, Senior Lecturer & Director of Academic Programs, Department of Chemistry. Vera has been with UChicago for 27 years.


PSD Spotlight: Brent Barker

August 5, 2020

PSD’s August spotlight is Brent Barker, PhD, Teaching Support Manager, Astronomy & Astrophysics and Geophysical Sciences. Brent has been with UChicago for two years.


SAND Lab’s Fawkes lets you post selfies without worrying that the next Clearview AI will use them to identify you

August 3, 2020

SAND Lab’s Fawkes lets you post selfies without worrying that the next Clearview AI will use them to identify you


July

R. Stephen Berry, ‘one of the most influential chemists of his generation,’ 1931-2020

July 30, 2020

R. Stephen Berry, ‘one of the most influential chemists of his generation,’ 1931-2020


2020 Marlene F. Richman Award Winner: Julie Feder

July 28, 2020

2020 Marlene F. Richman Award Winner: Julie Feder


Department of Energy unveils blueprint for quantum internet in event at University of Chicago

July 24, 2020

Department of Energy unveils blueprint for quantum internet in event at University of Chicago


UChicago to partner in $25 million National Science Foundation quantum information institute

July 23, 2020

UChicago to partner in new $25M NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Hybrid Quantum Architectures and Networks.


UChicago study illuminates fates of distant planetary atmospheres

July 21, 2020

UChicago study illuminates fates of distant planetary atmospheres


How computer science can help fight COVID-19

July 21, 2020

How computer science can help fight COVID-19 and the three UChicago research groups that were awarded seed funding to apply AI to the response.


Materials Research Science and Engineering Center receives renewed NSF funding

July 17, 2020

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center receives renewed NSF funding


UChicago scientists reflect on need to address racism, inequality

July 16, 2020

UChicago scientists reflect on need to address racism, inequality


University of Chicago to award six honorary degrees at 2021 Convocation

July 15, 2020

University of Chicago to award six honorary degrees at 2021 Convocation


New view of nature’s oldest light adds fresh twist to debate over universe’s age

July 15, 2020

New view of nature’s oldest light adds fresh twist to debate over universe’s age