March 23, 2021
Prof. Neil Shubin, a pioneering University of Chicago paleontologist and evolutionary biologist and bestselling author, has been selected to give this year’s Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecture.
February 25, 2021
Each winter, the UChicago Computer Science student group compileHer gathers middle school girls from around the city to campus for a unique all-day hackathon experience. This year the group took their endeavor virtual (and to space).
November 23, 2020
The third annual Chicago Quantum Summit, hosted virtually at the University of Chicago Nov. 11-13 by the Chicago Quantum Exchange, brought together more than 20 speakers from across the nation and attracted more than 1,000 attendees from 42 countries
November 20, 2020
This Autumn Quarter an alternate reality game created by an interdisciplinary group of UChicago researchers gathered 70 teams of students—and helped keep them safe. Culminating in an Oct. 30 livestream, the ECHO game brought together students and other members of the UChicago community through weeks of collaborative play
November 11, 2020
On Tuesday, November 10, 79 members of the University of Chicago Physical Sciences Division attended the first inaugural PSD Staff Awards. Alex Filatov, Carla Strickland, Sarah Lippert, Anne Collard, and Melinda Moore were recognized.
October 30, 2020
Quantum technology experts from around the country will convene virtually on November 11-13 to forge new partnerships amid an exciting year for quantum research. This year, the three-day virtual Summit will include presentations and discussions that focus on building collaborations between large-scale quantum research centers, companies, and innovators; fostering a quantum economic ecosystem and growing the quantum startup community; and developing a quantum-ready workforce. It will also include a public event on Nov. 12, featuring a presentation by Scott Aaronson, the David J. Bruton Centennial Professor of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin; and a fireside chat with Aaronson and David Awschalom, the director of the Chicago Quantum Exchange.
October 26, 2020
On Oct. 29-30, the Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI) at the University of Chicago will host an interdisciplinary workshop to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, “Dealing with COVID-19 in Theory and Practice,” will bring together key stakeholders with diverse backgrounds and expertise from across academia, industry and government—including biomedical experts, epidemiologists, public health officials, economists, business professionals and bioethicists.
October 26, 2020
Physicist explains challenges, triumphs at University of Chicago’s Maria Goeppert Mayer Lecture
October 20, 2020
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Andrea Ghez to deliver Oct. 22 UChicago lecture
October 2, 2020
Oct 7-9 IMSI conference to explore how math, statistics can address global problems
August 27, 2020
UChicago scientists share knowledge, research with the public—now with a virtual beer
July 24, 2020
Department of Energy unveils blueprint for quantum internet in event at University of Chicago
June 16, 2020
Curiosity: The Making of a Scientist offers an online sneak peek of its pilot episode online June 25 at noon and 8 p.m.
April 23, 2020
University of Chicago launches new campus virtual events website
February 20, 2020
Redefining the landscape - Women in STEM, an exhibit featuring narratives and large-scale portraits of the women who are shaping STEM in the Physical Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, will open on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 3:00 PM with a presentation by University of Chicago Provost and Chemistry Professor Ka Yee Lee. The opening reception will be in the atrium of the William Eckhardt Research Center from 4:00-6:00 PM.