Big Brains Podcast: What Ripples in Space-Time Tell Us About the Universe with Daniel Holz

October 10, 2023

UChicago cosmologist discusses discovery of gravitational waves and colliding black holes.

Tom Ginsburg features in The College Fix’s article, ‘Free and open discourse’ forum launched at UChicago

October 05, 2023

A new forum dedicated to “free and open discourse” will launch this week at the University of Chicago. Professor Tom Ginsburg will serve as the faculty director of the Chicago Forum

Prof. William G. Howell features in Voa news article, Vowing to Defend Democracy, Biden Hits Hard at Trump

September 29, 2023

Prof. William G. Howell discusses the impact of Trump's legal battles on voter opinions

Brad Bolman features in CityBeat’s article, “Lloyd Library’s Newest Exhibit, ‘A Foray into Fungi,’ Explores the International (and Local) World of Fungi”

August 23, 2023

Bolman says a lot of why American mycologists are so prominent now is because of Lloyd’s early efforts and research

James Evans features in MarketWatch’s article, Opinion: AI Could Be Just the Productivity Boost the Economy Needs

August 09, 2023

University of Chicago professors Jamshid Sourati and James Evans found AI-based systems could help predict future scientific discoveries, dramatically accelerating science in some domains.
In the Media

IFK Faculty Prof. Patrice Rankine is interviewed in the Uchicago New’s article, The classics are everywhere; most of us are likely just not looking for them’

August 02, 2023

In this interview with Patrice Rankine, a classics professor, he discusses how he makes the classics accessible and relevant to his students.

Genevieve Lakier features in the New Yorker’s article, The Evolving Free-Speech Battle Between Social Media and the Government

July 17, 2023

Earlier this month, a federal judge in Louisiana issued a ruling that restricted various government agencies from communicating with social-media companies. Genevieve helps demystify what this means

Postdoctoral Research Jordan Bimm features in an AP new article discussing the behavior of water molecules in the context of recent footage from Chinese astronauts showing a stagnant glass of water

June 26, 2023

“Water molecules like to stick to glass and also to other water molecules more than they like to disperse in the air,” Jordan Bimm said
In the Media

IFK’s James Evans features in Nature’s article, Can giant surveys of scientists fight misinformation on COVID, climate change and more?

May 25, 2023

James Evans, a sociologist at the University of Chicago in Illinois, warns that efforts to deliberately find and promote scientific consensus in this way could be counterproductive

IFK Faculty Rebecca Willet features in abc7chicago’s article, Looking at AI, ChatGPT: The possibilities and pitfalls of artificial intelligence

May 25, 2023

"At its heart, what it's doing is it's just modeling probabilities. What's the probability of the next word given all of your past words?" Willet said.