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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. 

Court Theatre Announces Premiere of Augie March Adaptation

February 21, 2018

Visiting Fellow David Auburn's stage adaptation of Saul Bellow's The Adventures of Augie March will close out the 2018-19 season at Court Theatre.

Renaissance Woman

February 20, 2018

In this University of Chicago Magazine profile, Faculty Fellow Ada Palmer (Censorship, Information Control, & Information Revolutions from Printing Press to Internet) discusses the history of personal and political censorship.

Portrait of the Worker as a Black Woman

February 19, 2018

Political Science Professor Adom Getachew, a member of the research team for the Contours of Black Citizenship in a Global Context project, considers "The Sweat of Their Face," a new exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.

Life Among the Bundists

February 16, 2018

Visiting Fellow Sheila Fitzpatrick reviews Mark Mazower's new memoir-history of his family's 20th-century dislocations, What You Did Not Tell, for The Nation.

Organizations for All

February 15, 2018

History Professor Jonathan Levy, a member of the research team on the Economy and its Boundaries project, considers the nineteenth-century expansion of access to formal organization.

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.

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