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Neubauer Collegium Announces 2018-19 Research Projects

February 12, 2018

The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society will support thirteen new faculty-led collaborative research projects in the 2018-19 academic year. 

Teens Want Mobile Health Units to Address Sexual Health

February 6, 2018

Vice Provost Melissa Gilliam, a researcher on the Neubauer Collegium's Game Changer Chicago Design Lab project, talks to Chicago Tonight about a new strategy to improve teens' access to sexual and reproductive health care.

Michèle Lowrie Receives NEH Fellowship

January 10, 2018

Michèle Lowrie (Classics) has received a prestigious fellowship to support research she pursued with Visiting Fellow Barbara Vinken on the Neubauer Collegium's Thinking Through Tropes project.

The​ Parasite​:​ ​An​ ​Alternate​ ​Reality​ ​Game​ ​for​ ​Orientation

January 8, 2018

In this feature on the theater site HowlRound, Patrick Jagoda and Heidi Coleman describe their work with the Gaming Orientation research project.

An Inside Look at the Game Changer Chicago Design Lab

January 4, 2018

Ashlyn Sparrow, a designer at the Game Changer Chicago Design Lab, tells the Chicago Reader about her work creating and researching games that help teens make healthy decisions.

Lauren Berlant on the “Casual Power” of the Jokester

December 14, 2017

In this essay for The New Inquiry, English Professor Lauren Berlant (a Faculty Advisory Board member and principal investigator on the Infrastructures for the Comedic research project) considers Al Franken's resignation and the problematic links between jokesters and predators. 

Alison LaCroix Awarded NEH Fellowship Grant to Study the “Interbellum Constitution”

December 13, 2017

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Law Professor Alison LaCroix (principal investigator, Historical Semantics and Legal Interpretation) a one-year fellowship to study the constitutional discourse of the interbellum period.

Meet Afromimus tenerensis, Niger’s Newest Dinosaur

November 30, 2017

Paul Sereno, principal investigator on the Neubauer Collegium NigerHeritage research project, reports on a new genus and species of ornithomimosaur in the paleontological journal Ameghiniana. Download the paper >

“Playing at Orientation”

November 27, 2017

In this Q&A with The Chronicle of Higher Education, Patrick Jagoda and Heidi Coleman describe their work on "The Parasite," the alternate reality game that emerged from their Neubauer Collegium research project Gaming Orientation.

Museum of the Bible Puts Spotlight on Stolen Antiquities

November 16, 2017

Morag Kersel, a former Visiting Fellow and member of the Neubauer Collegium's Past for Sale research team, joins NPR's On Point to discuss the opening of the Museum of the Bible and the controversy surrounding illicit artifacts.


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