Features Archive: 2014

October Features

Let the best ideas come forward

You can help UChicago faculty and students define future inquiry and its impact on lives around the globe.

Within reach

Ambitious investments and committed alumni help students pursue the best education possible.
The College

A radical act

Diabetes is life-complicating, complicated, and increasingly common. At UChicago, researchers and physicians tackle the disease on all fronts.
The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences

Robert Sanchez

Policy and practice

Robert Sanchez works toward health care equality, from the Senate floor to the hospital floor.

Dorian Abbot explaining diagram on chalkboard.

Life cycle

Dorian Abbot studies the water cycle of extrasolar planets.
The Division of the Physical Sciences

Jessica Adepoju

Business philosophy

Aiming for a consulting job, a liberal arts major hits the target.

Sarah Levine-Gronningsater

History maker

Sarah Levine-Gronningsater, AM’08, PhD’14, launches her future while she studies the past.

Lars Peter Hansen

Doing something without doing everything

Lars Peter Hansen, the University’s latest Nobel Laureate, shapes the legacy of Chicago economics.
The Division of the Social Sciences

John Flavin and Maryellen Giger at the Chicago Innovation Exchange

Innovation generates enterprises

Chicago Innovation Exchange is building a startup “ecosystem” on the city's South Side.
The Office of Civic Engagement

Scientists in cancer research lab

Cancer’s final frontier

Ludwig Center advances efforts to understand and treat cancer metastasis.
The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences

Harbor view of Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Landmark affiliation strengthens biology scholarship

UChicago and Marine Biological Laboratory share common history, collaborative values.
The Marine Biological Laboratory

Professor Thomas Ginsburg with stone engraving of US Constitution

Crafting constitutions that last

University of Chicago Law School professor Tom Ginsburg discusses current trends in national constitutions—and what factors make them classic.
The University of Chicago Law School

A house in Gary, Indiana

City limits

Harris Public Policy’s Gary Project joins forces with a dynamic new mayor to reframe the Indiana steel town’s future.
The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

Archaeology researchers in a field in Zincirli, Turkey, photographed from above.

Back, and to the future

At UChicago, digital tools transform the study of ancient civilizations.
The Division of the Humanities

Professor Gregory Voth

Going viral

Computation leads to better understanding of influenza virus replication.
Center for Data and Computing

From the ground up

With the Institute for Molecular Engineering, UChicago fills a historical void and hopes to shape the scientific future.
Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

Students working at Marine Biological Laboratory

Metcalf internships reach new milestone—1,000 student placements

Growth in international internships helps fuel program’s success.
The College

Professor Tobias Moskowitz

Losing bets, gaining market knowledge

Speaking at the Becker Friedman Institute, finance professor Tobias Moskowitz examines sports betting as a microcosm of macroeconomic principles.
The Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics