Happy spouse, healthy house. Research from University of Chicago Booth School of Business prof. Ed O’Brien suggests that individuals with happy partners exhibit better physical health: [ Bit.ly Link ] via Chicago Booth Review
The University of Chicago Law School prof. Craig Futterman was instrumental in convincing a judge to make the Laquan McDonald video public. A year later, he reflects on progress in police reform and what’s next:
“Becker and Friedman were giants in helping to shape understanding of the world both within economics and more broadly. It is an honor to lead an institute that aims to carry on the tradition and high bar for excellence that they have set for Chicago Economics.”—Prof. Michael Greenstone
The University of Chicago is designating $25 million from its endowment to invest alongside established venture funds in startups led by faculty, students, staff and alumni, expanding a commitment to grow entrepreneurship and research commercialization on campus.
#UChicago prof. Nicholas Stephanopoulos helped develop a new method for measuring partisan gerrymandering, which became the basis for a federal lawsuit challenging statehouse districts in Wisconsin.
Last week, a court ruled that Wisconsin’s districts are unconstitutional. Stephanopoulous, who was part of the team that argued the case, discusses the ruling and what lies ahead in the fight... View details ⇨
"Instead of trying to get them to care about something they don’t care about, we framed our appeal in terms of values teens do care about: they want to assert their autonomy from adults and they care about social justice."
This #GivingTuesday, you can support UChicago students making an impact on campus—including Metcalf Interns, the Crew team, and two third-years working to create statues honoring remarkable women from University history. #Give2Maroons
Congratulations to UChicago College alumna Erin Simpson, AB'15, who has been awarded a prestigious Marshall Scholarship. Simpson will pursue a pair of one-year master’s degrees in science at the University of Oxford next fall: one in the social science of the Internet followed by a master’s in comparative social policy.
The 2016 Latke Hamantash Debate—a #UChicago tradition in its 70th year—is tomorrow night! Presentations will include UChicago Social Science Dean David Nirenberg's interview series "Between Two Lecterns"; here's a sneak preview.