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How Certain Gestures Help You Learn New Words

November 12, 2021

In a recent Scientific American article, Susan Goldin-Meadow discusses exciting new evidence for the idea that using gestures while studying can improve vocabulary. The work is related to research she and her collaborators conducted as part of The Body's Role project at the Neubauer Collegium.

The New Black Internationalism

October 21, 2021

Faculty Fellow Adom Getachew, who is collaborating on the Pan-Africa and the Contours of Black Citizenship in a Global Context projects, explores the ways the Movement for Black Lives has drawn on the legacy of black internationalism to link anti-imperial forces around the world in a shared political struggle.

For a UChicago Designer, Video Games Illuminate Real World Problems

October 5, 2021

UChicago News profiles Ashlyn Sparrow, assistant director of the Weston Game Lab and a collaborator on the Neubauer Collegium Climate Games research project.

In City-Wide Exhibition, MacArthur Fellows Invoke Art as a Tool for Change

September 13, 2021

Abigail Winograd, a member of the research team on the Neubauer Collegium Black Wall Street Journey project and curator of the multi-venue exhibition Toward Common Cause, was featured in this UChicago News article about the expansive project. Focused on art’s potential for social impact, the exhibition will include an installation at the Neubauer Collegium by Ida Applebroog, opening October 14.

Cliff Ando Receives NEH Grant for Work on Roman Law

August 18, 2021

Neubauer Collegium Faculty Fellow Cliff Ando has received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to produce the first comprehensive, accurate and freely available edition of all surviving inscribed legislation from classical Rome. This edition, to be produced as part of the Roman Statutes research project at the Neubauer Collegium, will be made available in print and web formats with introductions, translation, and commentary designed to appeal to students and experts alike.