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Cecilia Vicuña Arms Her Art with an Artillery of Words

April 10, 2018

The Chicago Maroon considers the artist's PALABRARmas exhibtion at the Neubauer Collegium, which "repurposes the language of military violence for humanity, exchanges arms for art."

Sheila Fitzpatrick on Stalin, Mao, and Hitler

April 3, 2018

Visiting Fellow Sheila Fitzpatrick reviews two new books about Soviet relations with Germany and China: Elizabeth McGuire's Red at Heart (New York Review of Books) and the second volume of Stephen Kotkin's biography of Stalin (London Review of Books).

An Alternate Reality Game that Takes Freshmen Orientation to a New Level

March 26, 2018

A feature in Wired magazine explores the concepts, complexities, and impact of The Parasite, an innovative alternate-reality game developed by the Gaming Orientation project.

Jason Salavon Wins UChicago’s App Challenge

March 21, 2018

Jason Salavon (DOVA, Computation Institute) has won the Winter 2018 UChicago App Challenge for Genmo, a photo filter that uses generative AI effects. The app was developed as part of the Critical Computation project at the Neubauer Collegium.

Knowledge Applied: The Psychology of Trees

March 12, 2018

In the latest episode of Knowledge Applied, a new podcast from UChicago News, environmental psychologist Marc Berman (a Faculty Fellow beginning July 2018) shows that adding trees to a city can have a significant impact on a person’s health and happiness. 

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