Past Events


Tips to Avoid Common Mistakes in Data Privacy

2:00–3:00 pm Zoom

UChicago privacy and security leadership will share tips and recommendations for data privacy best practices.


Computer Science

Jan 25
Marcela Carena

Marcela Carena: DOE Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellow Lecture

1:30–2:30 pm Zoom

Hear Prof. Marcela Carena discuss high energy physics and research with national lab experiments.

Jan 25

Intro to Privacy at the UChicago and UChicago Medicine

2:00–3:00 pm Zoom

Learn key data privacy protection principles.


Computer Science

Jan 24
Illustration of MLK giving a speech

MLK Celebration

6:00–7:00 pm Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

UChicago gathers to celebrate MLK day, featuring keynote speakers, musical performances, and related programming.

Jan 23


PSD Staff Holiday Coffee

8:00–9:30 am Hubble Lounge, ERC 501

All PSD staff are invited to a holiday coffee hour.

Dec 8
Marshini Chetty

Harper Lecture with Marshini Chetty

7:00–8:00 pm Zoom

For this virtual Harper Lecture, Asst. Prof. Marshini Chetty, Dept. of Computer Science, discusses dark patterns and how to spot them when you are shopping.


Computer Science

Dec 7
Sydney Nagel doing a science demo with a child at Physics with a Bang!

Physics with a Bang!

11:00 am–4:00 pm Kersten Physics Teaching Center

Students, families, teachers and especially the curious are invited to attend an annual Holiday Lecture and Open House featuring physics demonstrations.



Dec 3
Chicago Quantum Exchange Quantum Summit Nov 14-15 with photograph of quantum apparatus

2022 Chicago Quantum Summit

Through November 15, 2022 Hybrid

This fifth annual Summit will provide opportunities to hear leaders in quantum information science and engineering who are at the forefront of - and defining - this emerging field across industry, government, and academia.



Nov 14
Stephen Stigler

Stephen Stigler author event for “Casanova’s Lottery"

5:30–6:30 pm Regenstein Library, Room 122

Prof. Stephen M. Stigler, Dept. of Statistics, discusses his new book about the history of the lottery that “shines new light on the conscious introduction of risk into the management of a nation-state and the rationality of playing unfair games.”

Oct 20
Nergis Mavalvala

Maria Goeppert-Mayer Lecture with Nergis Mavalvala

3:30–4:30 pm KPTC 106

The University of Chicago Department of Physics welcomes to the Maria Goeppert-Mayer Lecture Series Nergis Mavalvala, Marble Professor of Astrophysics at MIT and Dean of the MIT School of Science, who will deliver the 2022 lecture: “Listening to Cosmic Symphonies Above the Quantum Din.”


Astronomy, quantum

Oct 13