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Trying to Put a Value on the Doctor-Patient Relationship

May 16, 2018

The New York Times Magazine profiles Faculty Fellow David Meltzer (Artful Living), who is developing an innovative "comprehensive care" model to improve patient outcomes and lower costs.

Questions for Cecilia Vicuña

May 15, 2018

On the occasion of her PALABRARmas exhibition at the Neubauer Collegium, the contemporary art magazine Mousse asked the artist about her approach to art and poetry.

Can VR Teach Us How to Deal with Sexual Harassment?

May 1, 2018

This article in The Guardian considers the potential of tools and research developed by the Game Changer Chicago Design Lab at the University of Chicago.

Forrest Stuart Book Earns Top Honor from UChicago Press

April 27, 2018

The 2018 Laing Prize honors Neubauer Collegium Faculty Fellow Forrest Stuart for his book Down, Out & Under Arrest, which provides a close-up look at the relationship between police and the poor living in Los Angeles’ Skid Row.

The Shape of Water

April 25, 2018

In this feature for Chicago magazine, Visiting Fellow Ted C. Fishman considers two visions for the city's future amid accelerating climate change.

Cecilia Vicuña Arms Her Art with an Artillery of Words

April 10, 2018

The Chicago Maroon considers the artist's PALABRARmas exhibition 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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