Recent news

The view from the tree house of knowledge

With the opening of a campus in Hong Kong, the University begins a new era of intellectual partnership.
March 18, 2019

UChicago Medicine International Newsletter Vol. 7 / February, 2019

The seventh volume of UChicago Medicine International Newsletter will share most recent, touching transplantation stories
March 1, 2019

UChicago to build expanded Center in Paris designed by Studio Gang

UChicago will expand its presence in Paris through a new building designed by Studio Gang, growing opportunities for education, research and engagement across the region. Expected to open in 2022, the project will double the university’s space in Paris. 
January 8, 2019

UChicago Medicine International Newsletter Vol. 6 / December, 2018

UChicago Medicine has been named a “Top Teaching Hospital” for the third year in row by The Leapfrog Group, and designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.
December 21, 2018

The University of Chicago Opens Hong Kong Campus

The University of Chicago today officially opened The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Academic Complex | The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong. A regional hub for ambitious research, education and collaboration, the new location is an important addition to the University’s international presence and engagement, expanding its intellectual contributions and academic collaborations in Hong Kong, China and Asia while bringing new opportunities for community partnerships and social impact. 
November 30, 2018

Building a new world

While some might perceive the dystopian genre as a sign of pessimism and frustration, Ada Palmer, Associate Professor of the Department of History at UChicago and author of all but one of the science-fiction quartet Terra Ignota, sees it as anything but that.
November 20, 2018

UChicago Medicine International Newsletter Vol. 5 / October, 2018

In the fifth volume of UChicago Medicine International Newsletter, we are excited to share incredible stories of our pediatric patients who could defeat cancer with our latest and innovative cancer therapies such as stem cell transplant, CAR T-Cell therapy, and MIBG therapy.
November 1, 2018

Economist Paul Romer, SB’77, PhD’83, wins share of Nobel Prize

Professor Paul Romer, a University of Chicago alumnus and former faculty member, was awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018.
October 10, 2018

The University of Chicago Opens New Campus in Hong Kong

The University of Chicago has opened the doors of its new Hong Kong campus, which is operating on a limited basis until the full opening scheduled for November 2018. Building upon the University’s rich history of scholarship and ongoing collaborations with research institutions and business organizations in the region, the new campus will enhance Hong Kong’s reputation as an international financial center and education hub.
September 26, 2018

Behavior in Dice Game Reveals Role of Language in Impulse to Lie

What is the connection between the language we use and our tendency to lie? Read about it in a new UChicago-led research suggesting those who speak in a foreign language may be more credible than those who use their native tongue.
September 19, 2018