Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

University of Chicago News

News on University of Chicago continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

39 min ago | Medical Daily

Hello, Stranger: Talking With Strangers During Morning Commute Boosts Emotional Health

Mother always knows best, especially when it comes to our safety, but she got one thing wrong: Don't talk to strangers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Psychology, Science

4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Chicago gets $10M in grants for at-risk youth

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office says the funding will aid more than 3,100 students during the next school year and help expand the "Becoming a Man" and Match programs.

Comment?

Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Rahm Emanuel

8 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?

Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators-unlike their faculty and students -are thriving.

Comment?

Related Topix: Ohio State University, City University of New York, Vanderbilt University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Nanotechweb.org

Halide ligands help make all-inorganic devices

Halide, pseudohalide and halometallate ions could be a whole new class of inorganic ligands for semiconducting nanocrystals say researchers at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory.

Comment?

The Miami Herald

Smart shoppers choose cheaper store-brand aspirin

At CVS, a 100-tablet package of store-brand aspirin costs you $1.99. Bayer aspirin is three times that much.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Headache, Health, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Nursing

Scientific American

Scopes Monkey Trial: Guilty

Dan Schlenoff edits the "50, 100 & 150 Years Ago" column for Scientific American, and also copyedits for the magazine.

Comment?

Related Topix: Dayton, TN, Opinion

Cybercast News Service

Dead Sea Scrolls defendant: No jail for now

A blogger convicted of criminally impersonating his father's academic rivals on the subject of the Dead Sea Scrolls will stay out of jail for the time being.

Comment?

MyPrintResource.com

Twelve Industry Leaders Named 2014 Inductees to AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Soderstrom Honors Society

Twelve graphic communications industry leaders will be inducted into the AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Soderstrom Society at ceremonies in Chicago on Sept.

Comment?

Related Topix: Chicago, IL

Arkansas Times

Court refuses claims by Stanford Ponzi scheme victims

A U.S. Appeals Court has affirmed a lower court ruling that investors in Allen Stanford's fraudulent Ponzi scheme were not entitled under law to seek compensation from the Securities Investors Protection Corp. Stanford is serving a prison term for defrauding millions through bogus certificates of deposit issued through an institution in Antigua.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arkansas, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Eater

Inside: The Promontory, the Longman & Eagle Team's Multifaceted Hyde Park Beauty

The time is nearly here for one of the most important openings of the recent Hyde Park hospitality boom.

Comment?

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Eyes Up Here for Love, Elsewhere for Lust

Where the eyes wander is the best way of knowing whether a person feels love or lust.

Comment?

TheCelebrityCafe

Eye movements can give away true intentions, scientists say

Interested in knowing if your date is really interested in getting to know you and pursue a relationship or if they just want a short fling? Researchers from the University of Chicago have determined that the way someone looks at another person can determine what his or her true intentions are with fairly accurate results.

Comment?

Michigan Radio

Fmr. U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson wants more foreign investment in the Great Lakes region

The nation's former Treasury Secretary has an idea about how to bring more foreign investment to the Great Lakes region.

Comment?

Related Topix: W.

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Chronicle.com

The Chronicle of Higher Education

More than 43,500 staff and faculty members weighed in for this year's survey about what makes certain institutions great places to work.

Comment?

Related Topix: Princeton University, University of Washington

Examiner.com

Chicago's Muntu Dance Theatre celebrates music, dance, history for 42nd year

The Muntu Dance Theatre celebrated their 42nd anniversary with "The Continuum" dance performance on Fri., July 19, at University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at 915 E. 60th St. Women dance so intensely that necklaces and headbands go flying.

Comment?

Related Topix: Chicago, IL

News Herald

Investigation: ATF drug stings targeted minorities

The nation's top gun-enforcement agency overwhelmingly targeted racial and ethnic minorities as it expanded its use of controversial drug sting operations, a USA TODAY investigation shows.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, ATF, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Free Republic

The Truth About Violence in Chicago

Living in a city that had 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicagoans could be forgiven for envying the residents of Indianapolis.

Comment?

Related Topix: Dick Van Dyke

ABC News

How the AP-NORC Center Poll Was Conducted

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on finding a doctor and evaluating provider quality was conducted from May 27 to June 18 by NORC at the University of Chicago.

Comment?

Related Topix: Cellphones

Times Herald

Sleep loss can lead to weight gain

Most people know they should cut calories and exercise more to trim down, but there's now significant scientific evidence that another critical component to weight control is avoiding sleep deprivation, sleep scientists say.

Comment?

Related Topix: Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

USA Today

Sleep loss can lead to weight gain

Sleep loss can lead to weight gain Insufficient sleep impacts appetite and satiety hormones as well as fat cells Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1msVhhY Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

Comment?

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••