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Boston victims may use prosthetics designed in Chicago
Apr. 17, 2013
Amputee victims, like many of the wounded spectators at the Boston marathon, have more options to replace their limbs thanks to cutting-edge prosthetic technology designed in Chicago.
Is the U of C’s old Stagg Field radioactive?
Apr. 16, 2013
Our Geiger counter couldn’t detect any radiation footprint from the site of the first sustained nuclear chain reaction. (Whew!) But, was safety first and foremost when scientists ran their WWII nuclear experiment in Chicago?
MPC Roundtable - Two Anchor Institutions, One Story of Revitalization through Housing Investment
Feb. 27, 2013
, Vice President for Civic Engagement; and OTTO Engineering President
compare and contrast how their unique housing reinvestment strategies support the local economy.
Chicago students push for divestment from fossil fuels
Feb. 21, 2013
Students concerned about climate change are urging Chicago universities to swap investments in fossil fuel for stock in clean energy.
CP-1: The Past, Present, & Future of Nuclear Energy and the 70th Anniversary of the First Nuclear Chain Reaction
Jan. 25, 2013
A look at nuclear energy's past, present, and future starting from the first nuclear chain reaction created at the University of Chicago.
Local economists: Debt ceiling itself is bad idea
Jan. 16, 2013
Washington is yet again fighting over the debt ceiling, trying to pay the bills they’ve racked up through deficit spending. Meanwhile some local economists say the debt ceiling itself is a bad idea.
What I learned my first day at a new job
Jan. 8, 2013
A list of the most salient information acquired during my first day at my new job at University of Chicago
Tear down that wall? Not so fast
Jan. 2, 2013
The University of Chicago's permit to demolish an apartment building where young Ronald Reagan once lived is now under review by the city.
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