Features

Comparing green funeral options, from composting to natural burial to water cremation

January 31, 2023

IFK's Shannon Dawdy features in the Washington post the demystifies the shift in attitudes towards death and funerals in the United States; more and more people are seeking eco-friendly options.
In the Media

Yes, the Chinese care about the Western classics

January 30, 2023

IFK's Professor Shadi Bartsch features in the Princeton University Press as they analyze the growth in popularity and the influence of Western classics in China
In the Media

Artificial intelligence on the rise

January 27, 2023

Wisconsin Public Radio featuring IFK's Rebecca Willet discusses the potential uses and security challenges to AI
In the Media

Jordan Bimm featured in The Scientific American “Artemis I Launches U.S.‘s Long-Awaited Return to the Moon”

November 16, 2022

Artemis I: The first flight test of the world’s most powerful rocket will send an uncrewed spacecraft to lunar orbit and back.
Announcements

2021-22 Thesis & Dissertation Award Winners!

September 27, 2022

Read about our BA, MAPSS Thesis, and Dissertation Award Winners!
In the Media

Pig to human heart transplants are the future. Are we ready for it?

September 05, 2022

The Guardian article featuring IFK postdoc, Brad Bolman, on how xenotransplantation experts have chosen pigs to shape the future of organ transplant in humans.
In the Media

Beagles are in the news after decades as key players in medical research

August 31, 2022

IFK Postdoc Brad Bolman on the long history of beagles helping to produce scientific breakthroughs — for dogs and humans, in the Washington Post
In the Media

The Symptom to Diagnosis Podcast featuring Adam Cifu

August 25, 2022

IFK Faculty Adam Cifu on Joint Pain
In the Media

Planetary Urbanization and Operational Landscapes (Podcast with Neil Brenner and Nikos Katsikis)

August 12, 2022

Circular Metabolism Podcast: Planetary Urbanization and Operational Landscapes with IFK Faculty Prof. Neil Brenner and Prof. Nikos Katsikis
Announcements

William Howell, Anthony Fowler & Wioletta Dziuda on Their Podcast “Not Another Politics Podcast”

July 27, 2022

IFK Faculty William Howell along with UChicago professors Anthony Fowler and Wioletta Dziuda discuss their podcast “Not Another Politics Podcast.”
News

How companies can be legal, but unethical

July 01, 2022

Scholars Kimberly Kay Hoang and Hal Weitzman discussed their new books, which both explore how corporations around the world exploit loopholes

Tom Ginsburg discusses the Supreme Court’s power with the New York Times

June 30, 2022

“There is some accountability,” said Tom Ginsburg of the University of Chicago Law School. “If a court is too out of control, there is pressure to rein it back in.”

Michael Greenstone talks about China’s environmental policy with the Times Magazine

June 30, 2022

The amount of harmful particulates in the air in China fell 40% from 2013 to 2020, according to the University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute, which would add about two years to average life...
In the Media

Genevieve Lakier on the interpretations of the First Amendment

June 09, 2022

IFK Faculty Genevieve Lakier: "First Amendment politics are more complicated, uncertain, and, well, just plain weird than they have been in a long time”