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The University of Chicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory have announced the 2015 recipients of the Frank R. Lillie Research Innovation Awards. The grant program honors Frank R. Lillie, the early 20th-century embryologist who served as the MBL’s second director and as chair of UChicago’s Department of Zoology. Awards are open to collaborators from the MBL and the University or Argonne National Laboratory.

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Kate Pukinskis loves to sing in choirs, to be on stage with others enveloped by the “crazy, loud sounds” of Beethoven’s Ninth or Verdi’s Requiem. “Choral music comes very naturally to me,” said Pukinskis, a doctoral student in composition in the Department of Music who has sung in professional choirs since she was a child.

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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. This is the second year in a row that UChicago financial mathematics students have won this competition.


This last week, the University became aware of threatening and hateful anti-Semitic speech aimed at members of our community, posted on external social media sites.   As we have stated before, acts of hate and threats of violence - anonymous or not - run counter to the values of this University. 

Despite the snow and gray skies, Spring Quarter will be here before you know it. So will the next First Weekend on Friday-Saturday, April 3-4. We need a great event poster design, and that’s where you come in…

We encourage all faculty, students, and staff to use caution as they make their way to classes and work.