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International Women's Day Luncheon: Keynote Address by Dr. Angela Olinto

Sun, Mar 8: 12-2 PM, Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club

Tickets will be available shortly to join OIA for the annual International Women's Day Luncheon with Dr. Angela Olinto, the first woman chair for the UChicago Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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Five UChicago scholars receive 2015 Sloan Research Fellowships

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded five UChicago faculty members 2015 Sloan Research Fellowships: Eric Budish, associate professor of economics at Chicago Booth; Jian Ding, assistant professor in statistics; Magne Mogstad, assistant professor in economics; Stephanie Palmer, assistant professor in organismal biology & anatomy; and Tiffany Shaw, assistant professor in geophysical sciences.

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New solder for semiconductors creates technological possibilities

A research team led by the University of Chicago’s Dmitri Talapin has demonstrated how semiconductors can be soldered and still deliver good electronic performance.

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Financial mathematics students win another Risk Management Challenge

The University of Chicago financial mathematics team, Absolute Pricer’s, consisting of Yangfan Li, Wuhan Lin, Wenze Xu, and Linge Leng, placed first as the overall regional champion at the 2015 Risk Management Challenge Competition of the Professional Risk Managers International Association held Jan. 23 in Chicago. 

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John Grunsfeld to be inducted to astronaut hall of fame

Chicago native and University of Chicago graduate John Grunsfeld will be inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame.

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Early Career Scientists are invited to participate in the Rising Stars in Chemistry Symposium

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Chicago is launching a new initiative: the Rising Stars in Chemistry Symposium on June 8, 2015.

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